2024 World of 8 Billion Winners – The inspiration behind their videos. 

Congratulations to the 2024 World of 8 Billion winners! During their interviews, this year’s 18 winners shared why they chose…

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New Definition of Social Studies Adds a Global Focus

In late 2023, social studies got a glow up. The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), the leader in…

Developing Essential Research Skills

Research skills are imperative for creating a standout video, so we’ve put together this helpful guide full of tips on…

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Mastering the Art of Video Storytelling: Examples, Techniques, and Production Tips

Telling a compelling story is no easy task when you only have sixty seconds to share your ideas. What are…

Free lessons plans covering this year's video contest topics will help provide background learning on global issues.

New Video Upload Option for Teachers!

This year we’ve introduced a new system for uploading and submitting videos to our World of 8 billion student video…

How to Use the Generating Your Own Subtopic Guide

Coming up with your own subtopic for one of our three global topics can be intimidating if you don’t know…

Climate Migration: An Introduction to This Year’s Global Topic

As the planet undergoes rapid changes due to climate change, one of the significant consequences is climate migration. Climate migration…

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Health: An Introduction to this Year’s Global Topic

According to the World Health Organization, health goes beyond the absence of disease and encompasses physical, mental, and social wellness….

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Invasive Species: An Introduction to this Year’s Global Topic

An invasive species is a non-native species that causes harm to an ecosystem. Any kind of living organism can be…

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