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Earth Day 2021

Earth Day 2021

SMCC is honoring Earth in April! Join the following events to bring awareness into protecting the planet!

SMCC STEM Club
How to "Engineer" | April 8 | 3pm
Join a diverse panel of professional and prospective engineers who will present a realistic view of what it means to be an engineer and how to become one.

How to "Scientist" in association with Earth Day | April 22 | 3pm
Join a diverse panel of professional and prospective scientists who will present a realistic view of what it means to be a scientist and how to become one

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Meeting ID: 954 9999 3040
Passcode: 639022

Virtual Film Watch Parties
Virtual Watch Party

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Meeting ID: 978 3140 0239
Passcode: 598120


April 1 | 2:00 PM | Plastic Wars

  • Did the plastic industry use recycling to sell more plastic? With the industry expanding like never before and the crisis of ocean pollution growing, FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the fight over the future of plastics.

April 8 | 2:00 PM | Can We Cool the Planet?

  • As global temperatures rise, scientists are exploring solutions from planting trees to sucking carbon out of the air to geoengineering. But would they work? And what are the risks of engineering Earth's climate?

April 15 | 2:00 PM | Melting Point

  • In September 2017, the front of the Pine Island glacier in the Antarctic Peninsula cracked, creating one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded. Less than a year later, June 2018 saw Europe experience an unprecedented heat wave, which set record temperatures even in the north of Siberia. The sea ice in the Arctic region has shrunk dramatically in recent years. These facts are just some of the latest and most shocking consequences as the silent menace of global warming threatens the entire planet.

April 22 | 4:00 PM | Pulse

  • There’s an inseparable bond between water and life–a few raindrops can cause deserts to bloom, water travels through trees in the Amazon to create giant rivers in the air, and migrating animals follow water around the planet. But the world is changing; drought-chasing scientists examine what happens when the pulse falters, showing how the flow of water is driven by its relationship with life.

Student Recycling a Water BottleApril 29 | 2 pm | Student EARTH IMPACT Talks

Students will present research to share short info-bytes on a wide-variety of topics that shed light on impacts to our Earth and get us to become more aware. (ie: Fast Fashion, Recycling, Littering, E-Vehicles, and planting)

Meeting ID: 978 3140 0239
Passcode: 598120

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MCCCD Presents E.A.R.T.H. Forward

E.A.R.T.H. Forward is for students, faculty, employees, and the greater community who are interested in taking action toward a more sustainable future through Education, Adaptation, Resilience, and Technology for all of humanity.

E.A.R.T.H Forward 2021 events will be held throughout the month of April. We will have live, virtual presentations, activities and on-demand presentations!

E.A.R.T.H. Forward Events

Student Recycling a Water BottleApril 19 | 2 pm | EARTH Forward

Keynote speaker
Dr. Carol Johnson from Central Arizona College
“D.A.C.A. and Higher Education Equity”

Dr. Carol Johnson is a faculty member at Central Arizona College (CAC) teaching Statistics  and Psychology and is the previous Director and full-time faculty  of the Honors Program. She worked at SCC and MCC in Honors and academic  advising. She has been the faculty advisor for the CAC DREAMer  Club for five years. She completed her Doctor of Education at NAU with  her dissertation titled American Dream Disrupted: Exploration of  Higher Education and Civic Experiences of Latina/o Deferred Action  Childhood Arrivals in Arizona.

Meeting ID: 978 3140 0239
Passcode: 598120

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