Polar Warning - Digital Promise

Polar Warning

XR Lab, CED, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA

MY World 360° April 2020 Playlist selection

An immersive VR experience to feel the impact of global warming.

Producers: Tanya Makker, Constantina Tsiara, Lydia Kontozoglou
Educator/Mentor: Luisa Caldas

Sustainable Development Goals addressed:
Goal 13: Climate Action – Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Discussion Prompts

  • What do you think is the significance of the title, Polar Warning?
  • How did it feel to be  surrounded by melting ice?
  • Why do you think it matters that arctic ecosystems and communities are increasingly at risk due to continued warming and declining sea ice?

Watch Polar Warning on Facebook:



Or, watch Polar Warning on Vimeo.

There are several ways to experience 360° video, including through a VR headset, a VR viewer connected to a mobile device, a mobile device on its own, or through a web-based video player, as demonstrated above. See facebook360.fb.com for more about 360° video and “like” the 360 Challenge Facebook page for more youth-produced 360 media.

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