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30Supplemental Activities A. Climate Change TV Create and host a talk show focused on your town/ city and issues related to extreme weather, and climate change. Choose an area in your school, home or community to setup a mock television set using found materials, fabrics and available furniture. Use a phone, flipcam or video recording device to capture each episode, and plan for little or no editing by keeping the length of each episode to 2-3 minutes. With your production team, decide on roles like news anchor, correspondent, production assistant, lighting and cameraperson etc. Next, create the concept for your first episode. You can invite people to be guests, and ask them to share what they know about climate change, and what they can do to curb consumption and carbon emissions. Create visuals for your TV program that explain climate change; for example: where do most carbon emissions are coming from, what these sources are and how they impact local ecologies? With your team, develop a series of Climate Change TV segments that may include: extreme weather reporting, streetside interviews, news from around the world, undercover investigations from places along your HighWaterLine route and adaptation plans. You can also conduct an unofficial survey that asks people about the weather in their neighborhood and what they know about climate change. Finally, bring Climate Change TV to the streets for site-specific investigations and streetside encounters. If you have access to iMovie or other editing software, add some brief titles and graphics once you’ve shot your segment. Post to YouTube and upload to your HighWaterLine blog for public enjoyment and education. Use #highwaterline to tag any media generated. (If you want to keep it lo-fi, you can make a fake microphone and connect to an audio recorder and create podcast episodes for easy listening) B. Climate Change Design Lab Using research collected from Stage 1 and maps created from Stage 2, create a series of brochures andmaterialsthathelpyou,yourpeersandfriends understand climate change and its local impacts. You can create these materials by hand, use digital design tools like Adobe Creative Suite, or ask graphic design students or community members to assist. Some materials to develop may include: • Mapping Guides: A collection of maps that mark the 10-feet above sea level line and local landmarks, utilities and other important locations. • Info Cards: A series of cards focused on climate science, diagrams of Co2 and greenhouse gas production, list of regional and local impacts. A list of things people can do to curb C02production, steps for emergency preparedness, and key information from local adaptation plan, and a list of resources and ways to get involved in local politics and projects like HighWaterLine. STAGE 3: take the HighWaterLine to the streets EXAMPLE: Eve Mosher designed action cards, which she printed handed out to the public while marking the HighWaterLine. Use these as a guide for designing your new updated takeaways to carry with you. • In your home Recycle glass, plastic, metal and all paper. New Yorkers throw away an average of 4.5 pounds of trash per day. Learn about all the different things you can recycle at •Inyourgovernment Askyourrepresentatives for improved transit, more greenway, priority for bikes and pedestrians, sustainable and local based development. Find your repre- sentative at and • In your business or school Campaign for cleaner buses. Most buses run on diesel, learn about cleaner fuels and get your school to switch. You can get facts and information by checking out