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To learn more about EARTH University and Costa Rica, contact our good friend, Christopher Picado, Educational Tourism Coordinator (and tell him Stacy and Teddy from AGS referred you!). EARTH handles ground transportation, lodging, food, and provides the most amazing tour guides. Contact info:
The Ad Council is a great resources for locating public service announcements to use as models for the advocacy product.
Many of our students have no experience with website design, but Weebly is one of the easiest (and FREE!) sources for building sites with drag and drop features.
United Nations Global Issues
As an organization that works to address issues that one country cannot battle alone, the UN is a great starting point for brainstorming the social and scientific issues that have the greatest impact on our world.
Mobile Loaves and Fishes Campaign
This campaign to raise awareness for the homeless serves as a starting point for PSA analysis in our classes. Click on the image to see the first video in the series, and visit www.iamheremlf.org for more information.
Travel as a Political Act
The first chapter of Rick Steve's book Travel as a Political Act is required reading during our trip to Costa Rica, and serves as the primary text for a socratic seminar conducted about travel vs. tourism.