The World of 7 Billion contest is a project of the Population Education program, provider of K-12 classroom resources and professional development opportunities. This year, over 5,500 students from 43 different countries and 47 U.S. states participated in the contest. Students submitted videos that highlighted the environmental and human rights impacts of our growing world population.
Watch a selection of the winning videos below, and check out some of the great news coverage they’re getting!
For more information about the contest and to view other 2018-2019 student video winners, click here.
PROTECTING HUMAN RIGHTS
Jade Christman – “Women of Action” (1st Place)
Cumming, GA Patch.com: South Forsyth Senior Wins First In International Video Contest
Lucy Barretto – “Barriers to Education: Menstrual Health” (2nd Place)
Eleanor Bennett, Lucille Benavides and Noa Biener – “Coltan: A Conflict Mineral” (Middle School – 1st Place)
Shorewood, WI Patch.com: 3 Shorewood Students Win National Video Contest
Ruby Ha – “In Your Backyard” (1st Place)
SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE USE
Kevin Florio and Jake Florio – “Single-Use Plastics” (Honorable Mention)
The Telegram & Gazette: Florio brothers’ video earns top marks