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Connected Wisdom: Living Stories About Living Systems

Connected Wisdom adapts 12 world folktales to celebrate living systems, and encourage systems thinking in all kids, ages 8-88. A living system is composed of interacting parts that affect each other consistently over time.

Learn about the principles of living systems and stimulate classroom discussion by using Connected Wisdom resources on PlanetSEED, or ordering materials to use offline.

Living Systems

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Connected Wisdom: Living Stories about Living Systems

  • Preview before you order
    • Introduction
    • Chapter 5: Rightness of Size
    • Listen to a folktale
Meet the author

Meet the author
Linda Booth Sweeney

  • Order print book (#08-SD-020) via
    SEEDSTORESWPS (Schlumberger Employees Only)
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  • Order the audio book (#10-SD-0004) via
    SEEDSTORESWPS (Schlumberger Employees Only)
    SEED collaborated with Linda Booth Sweeney and storyteller Courtney Campbell to record all 12 folktales, with adapted explanations of the related systems thinking. The CD is available in English only.


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