Teen Think Tank (6th - 12th Grade): WriterLab – Survival

Imagine if you will, something so terrible and catastrophic happening that destroys the world as you know it. How long could you survive? Would you stay put in hopes that someone finds you or do you venture out in search of others? In this week's theme we explore overcoming obstacles and survival.


#READ: After the End by Amy Plum

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Juneau grew up fearing the outside world. The elders told her that beyond the borders of their land in the Alaskan wilderness, nuclear war had destroyed everything. But when Juneau returns from a hunting trip one day and discovers her people have been abducted, she sets off to find them. And leaving the boundaries for the very first time, she learns the horrifying truth: World War III never happened. Nothing was destroyed. Everything she'd ever been taught was a lie. As Juneau comes to terms with an unfathomable deception, she is forced to survive in a completely foreign world, using only the skills and abilities she developed in the wild. But while she's struggling to rescue her friends and family, someone else is after her. Someone who knows the extraordinary truth about her secret past.



#LISTEN: Anna And The Apocalypse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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#EXPLORE: The Great Courses: Outdoor Fundamentals

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Transform your next outdoor adventure from "roughing it" in the great outdoors to "smoothing it" in the natural world. Taught by Professor Elizabeth K. Andre of Northland College, these 24 insightful episodes will give you the practical skills you need to set off for the water or the woods.


#PLAY: How Long Would You Really Survive In An Apocalypse?

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#JOIN: WriterLab for Teens

Do you love language? Know what it feels like to breathe life into a character by putting pen to paper? Be empowered through storytelling, all while building writing skills. Explore your imagination through creative, hands-on writing activities and games. (For ages 12 – 17)
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 – 4:45 pm



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