Understanding the Problems of World Hunger
Students explore the issue of world hunger. They examine hunger on a personal level and explore what it means to be hungry or starving. They discuss the causes of hunger and the effects of hunger on nations.
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World Hunger - A Cultural Crisis
Students explore the problem of world hunger and starvation. After a class discussion, students use a map to identify specific areas where populations are starving. In groups, students research reasons for the lack of food. They prepare...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Documentary Film Screening
Watching documentaries is a good way to become well-informed about important issues. Middle and high schoolers organize a screening of a chosen documentary that describes current crises around the world, including homelessness, hunger,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How is Poverty Affecting India Today?
Present your social studies class with a few elements that lead to world hunger through the lens of poverty in India. They think about what they eat during the day, what it feels like to be hungry, and then brainstorm ways to end world...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
World Hunger - Causes And Solutions
An online Sim City type game from the BBC website guides students to complete a World Food Programme mission. They investigate the causes and of hunger in different parts of the world and then research a particular region's hunger...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Should We Eat Bugs?
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Hear the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing this video. It is a fascinating exploration of...
5 mins 5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable