Raise awareness of the needs of others who are unable to provide a balanced nutritious diet for their own families. Students learn about the Heifer Project that provides families with resources and education so they can have nutritious food and earn a living within their own communities.
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The learners develop a greater understanding of hunger and malnutrition and explore ones responsibility to share unevenly distributed food resources.
Students define philanthropy and identify past and present volunteers in their communities and/or world. They explore the risks (opportunity costs) as well as the merits of volunteering for the common good and a more civil society.
We can address global issues by working for change at both a personal as well as at a local level. The lesson addresses the need to exercise civic responsibility in promoting the common good in order to realize a more civil society.
Learners will explore the human need for food and how it relates to hunger in the community and the world. Learners will propose alternative solutions through historical cases and current programs within their community. Learners will develop an awareness of and sensitivity to hunger issues in...
Students research and compare statistics of the history of hunger and obesity around the world.
Students conduct and compile research about hunger. ...
Students will learn about the similarities and differences of the hunger situation in the two different classifications of countries: industrialized nations and developing nations.
Learners recognize hunger as a global community issue and the role of the four sectors of society in solving problems of hunger in the community. They will be challenged to apply their own time, talent and treasure to address the issue of local hunger.