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Can Your Smartphone Change the World?

by Erinne Paisley
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: internet, civil & human rights, social activism & volunteering, electricity & electronics

A twenty-first-century guide for anyone who has access to a smartphone.

This how-to manual looks at specific ways you can create social change through the tap of a screen. Filled with examples of successful hashtag campaigns, viral videos and new socially conscious apps, the book provides practical advice for using your smartphone as a tool for soci …



A Groundwork Guide

by Wayne Grady, series edited by Jane Springer
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: history of science

"[The Groundwork Guides] are excellent books, mandatory for school libraries and the increasing body of young people prepared to take ownership of the situations and problems previous generations have left them." -- Globe and Mail

There is no doubt that we have come to rely on technology, not only for our comfort and convenience, but for our very su …

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