Ethics For Children, Tweens & Teens

Here, young humans empower their ethical development, create life-long freindships, and stand up with care and courage for a GOOD WORLD in action.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Migration of Monarchs

MMMMMMM Science:
Migration
Monarchs
Mexico

Guest Scientist Jesus and his apprentice Maria Fernandez
share knowledge of the Monarchs in Mexico, and the way many people had to collaborate across language, culture, and opinion to contribute their observations of "tagged" Monarchs, to discover, and thereby, map, the path of Monarch Migration.
Young scientists study a World Map of migratory animals, contemplating the purposes migration serves. 

So wonderful to have NYSEC Leader Ann Klaeysen join our projects.

Readers study, as their butterflies rest.




Sunday, March 19, 2017

Eggs-cellent Egg-quinox Eggs-periment!

Dear Young Ethical Scientists,

We are balancing eggs this week!  Start right away!
Wake up on Monday March 20th, the first day of Spring
for the Spring Equinox's Famous Perfect Balancing Moment:
at six-twenty-nine a.m.

Take notes!
How many eggs did you manage to get standing and for how long?
And try again in the eve, and the next day -- all week long if you can! as many times as your age!

We'll share our RESEARCH about Egg-Balancing.
Send an email to EthicsForChildren@NYSEC.org
with your RESULTS and we'll tally up the evidence of many efforts!


QUEST: DO EGGS BALANCE ON THE EQUINOX: the day when night and day are equal.
DO EGGS BALANCE ON OTHER DAYS TOO?




Saturday, March 11, 2017

Science & Ethics #1

The coolest knowledge:
OUR BRAIN CHANGES as we learn!!!!

Ethical Explorers at NYSEC created brain-y caps starring:
  * the inner primitive brain:  the Limbic Brain that turns off and on our higher thinking powers and helps us in survival-mode!
  * the investigative thinker: the slow-to-grow Prefrontal-Cortex !
  * the "how-and-where-are-you?" center of motion:  the Parietal Band -- no, not parental!
  * the inner voices, musical-mind and word learner:  the Temporal Band
        -- [remember our new word? PARADOX, thanks to young-brain Gabriel!]
  * the gymnast-of-sight, flipping everything upside down and backwards:  the Occipital Lobe








Monday, January 30, 2017

PEACE MARCH OF DOLLS

Link here to the newest movie ANIMATING ETHICS with Amy Reid!
MARCH OF DOLLS!

MARCH OF DOLLS!!!
Create a mini-peace-march at home to stand up for your values.
Photograph it and send it to EthicsForChildren@NYSEC.org
for the ETHICAL BLOG & SOCIAL MEDIA EXHIBITION

ACTIVIST dolls & action figures & stuffed animals in a PEACE MARCH FOR GOODNESS' SAKE! 

ALL PEOPLE OF ALL AGES, WHO ARE STANDING UP FOR ETHICAL VALUES, ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE.  This includes people far and near.

SIMPLE AND FUN ACTION PLAN:  
Plan, Set Up, Photograph, Play, and Send.....

Step 1: Take time to talk with your family members and neighbors and friends about the messages you want to represent with your signs, and invite them to contribute their ideas and designs too.  Make a list, or collection
Step 2: Use Index cards or small papers on popsicle sticks to make signs for them that speak for your values.
Step 3: Collect all the figures in your house and prop them up as a community with signs and banners and t-shirt stickers.
Step 4: Take some photos
Step 5:  Sing your own peace songs and play with your very own rules a game you create called:  PEACE MARCH
Step 6: Send the pictures to EthicsForChildren@NYSEC.org.  By doing so, you agree to let them be posted on the Young Ethical Explorers blog, Facebook page, of other social media of NYSEC,  as a part of a VIRTUAL EXHIBIT.

This project is inspired by 4 year old Rose Redfern, and her parents Mark and Wendy in Virginia:
https://www.buzzfeed.com/terripous/these-parents-brought-the-womens-march-to-their-d?utm_term=.kvg2Kbv7X#.dgr5Pq2Ed





Monday, January 16, 2017

#NoMoreBlackTargets

No More Black Targets
Here is a gift of art to bring out the best in our law enforcement agency.
We recognize that they may get deeply good at what they practice.
If your "menacing figure" for shooting practice is a black figure, 
well... you'll get terribly good at shooting black figures.
But since, of course, Black Lives do Matter, let's rethink 
this paradigm by 
painting the targets!

On Wednesday, January 25th, 6:30pm
Free event to launch this movement



Sunday, December 11, 2016

Inspired by Algernon Black

Lillian wrote these inspirations, taking off from Algernon Black.






The Children's March -- Marching!

Miles and Sean at the March!

Marifer and Oberon at the March!

Marifer working on the collective poster!




Leaders of the march.


Note the new spelling of the President-Elect:  CHROP


This young activist and I talked about Giraffe power!  
Giraffe is the symbol for Compassionate Communication...
because it can think preventatively by seeing far and wide,
and has the largest mammal heart.