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What is Ripples Make Waves - a Virtual Global Youth Summit?

The Inaugural Ripples Make Waves(RMW) event that occurred on World Water Day 2017 brought together 400 sites from 20 countries to discuss global water issues and projects to improve these issues. Adventure Kids Learning and CILC have already begun the plans for RMW 2018. Learn more about this 24 hour event below and sign up to be on our mailing list! 


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Tap into Educator Resources

  • 63 million people in the world (1 in 10) lack access to safe water (water.org
  • Globally, 1/3 of all schools lack access to safe water and adequate sanitation (water.org)
  • Almost 1,000 children die every day from diarrheal diseases due to a lack of safe water, sanitation and basic hygiene (UNICEF)
  • United Nations Water Website 
  • Water.org is a 25-year-old non profit with the mission to bring water and sanitation to the world.
  • United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Website
  • Discover Water Website - Dives into the roles of water In our lives, including watershed, the water cycle, soap,  water science and more.
  • Teacher Planet - Find water day lesson plans and a vast list of teaching resources and information.
  • Ripples Make Waves Facebook - Catch up on the latest events and updates for the event.

Ripples Make Waves Schedule:

Following the UN Water introduction, Ripples Make Waves launches 24 hours of student and international water expert/advocate presentation. Click on the programs that are linked to see the video recording of the event.
 
 

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Time: (EST/ GMT)

Speaker

Title of Event:

Location

10:00am/
2:00pm

United Nations Water

Welcome and introduction of Ripples Make Waves

Switzerland

10:30am/
2:30pm

Mari Copeny - Youth Presenter

Meet the youngest water warrior of Flint Michigan!

Flint, MI – U.S.A

11:00am/
3:00pm 

Mott MC Students - Youth Presenter

The Mott Middle College Student leadership team will share ideas around their interactive instillation/sculpture art project based on the Flint Water Crisis.

Flint, MI – U.S.A

12:00pm/
4:00pm
Edwina Mercer

The Nano-Toliet: A revolution in the toilet world

United Kingdom
1:00pm/
5:00pm
Marion Nonglat How to teach proper hygiene in a developing country Haiti
2:00pm/
6:00pm
Cindy de Leon Tradition and Technology come together for lake water conservation in Guatemala.* Guatemala
3:00pm/
7:00pm
Mote Marine Laboratory - Youth Presenters How does a group of high school students save the ocean? Sarasota, FL - U.S.A
4:00pm/
8:00pm
Fatine Ezbakhe What is Water Stress & how can you help fight it?* Spain
5:00pm/
9:00pm
Ethan Putnam Citizen Scientists Help Monitor Water Quality! Omaha, NE - U.S.A

6:00pm/
10:00pm

Earth Echo's Youth Leadership Council

Earth Echo

Washington D.C. - U.S.A

7:00pm/
11:00pm
Mark Balla What if your school didn't have a toilet? Australia

8:00pm/
12:00am

Geneesse Early College

Open Discussion of the Affects of the Flint Water Crisis.

Flint, MI -U.S.A.

9:00pm/
1:00am 

Reef HQ

Live Dive: Healthy Water & the Great Barrier Reef

Australia

10:00pm/
2:00am

Rob Stroud

Water problems in Laos and solutions by Abundant Water

United Kingdom

11:00pm/
3:00am

Su Su

Water: Issues & Solutions of Myanmar 

Thailand

12:00am/
4:00am

Leone Magliocchetti Lombi

Water in the desert: Traditional management and new technologies

Djibouti

1:00am/
5:00am

Pratyush Sahoo - Youth Presenter

Where does the water from your air conditioning go? How can we tap in to THAT as a water source?

India

2:00am/
6:00am

Adventure Kids Learning - Joan Roehre,
Sara Sanchez Lopez, and John Andersen

Adventure Kids Learning Celebrates 10 Years of Brining the Global Water Crisis in Classrooms!

U.S.A. and United Kingdom

3:00am/
7:00am

Juan Haro

UNICEF Water Stories

Burundi

4:00am/
8:00am
Víctor Espinosa Pérez Can we drink sea water? Can we prevent contamination of waterways? What is reverse osmosis?* United Kingdom
5:00am/
9:00am
Berta Moya Días-Aguado What happens to your poo? Kenya
6:00am/
10:00am
Berta Moya Días-Aguado What happens to your poo?* Kenya

7:00am/
11:00am

Dr. Dani Barrington

Water and Feminine Hygiene

United Kingdom

8:00am/
12:00pm

Timeline Studio - Maryland Historical Society

You and Your Watershed: Learning Through the Chesapeake Bay

Maryland, U.S.A.

9:00am/
1:00pm
Melati and Isabel Wijsen - Youth Presenter Meet two sisters who started the international movement "Bye Bye Plastic Bags"! Bali

9:30am/
1:30pm

Ripples Make Waves Team

Ripples Make Waves Closing

U.S.A and United Kingdom


* Program will be done in the Spanish   
 
 
 
 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

The Americas:

Contact Joan Roehre, Co-Founder & Executive Director of Adventure Kids Learning
Email: AdventureKidsLearning@gmail.com
US +011 262 939 5813

Europe/United Kingdom:

Contact Sara Sanchez Lopez, Project Coordinator of Adventure Kids Learning 
Email: AdventureKidsLearning@gmail.com
UK +44 07763783634
Spain +34 699197389

 

  

CONTENT PROVIDER SPOTLIGHT

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Program: "Flint Water Crisis"



Reaction from CILC Member

“So EMPOWERING to have my students from 800 miles away speak to students directly involved with the Flint Water Crisis. Thank you!" 

Middle School Teacher, North Carolina

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