A free Student to World online course from Global Nomads Group
Learn how plastic use impacts the health of our planet.
Global Nomads Group leverages the power of storytelling to promote empathy and bring social issues to life through day-to-day realities. Read real, impactful, stories from youth participants around the world that reveal deep truths about global issues. Then youth can enhance the conversation by sharing their own stories with fellow Student to World users and participate in moderated live conversations.
Who Should Register
Classroom teachers and school administrators.
Group leaders & mentors
Afterschool programs and groups, faith-based organizations, scouting, clubs, etc.
Individual youth participants
Experience this content through your choice of learning paths.
Includes written text, images, videos, and multimedia.
Content is available in a growing selection of languages.
The same content, but explained through video conversations.
Module 1: Everyday Plastic
Youth explore and share stories about plastic in their lives.
Module 2: Everyday Local Ecosystem
Youth explore and share stories about plastic usage in their communities.
Module 3: Everyday Global Ecosystem
Youth explore and share stories about how a piece of plastic travels around the world.
Module 4: Everyday Action
Youth plan for local actions that can achieve positive global impact.
Next Generation Science Standards
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
CASEL Social & Emotional Learning
Asia Society Global Competencies
21st Century Skills
Each Student to World course is a product of Global Nomads Group’s unique Content Creation Lab, a virtual internship program that brings together youth leaders from around the world. Working under the guidance of subject matter experts, these participants study, synthesize information, and create age-appropriate content for their peers.
Chief of Programs and Learning Sandra Stein, Ph.D., describes the Content Creation Lab process.