This lesson centers on a day in the life of a child in Goma, a city in eastern Congo.
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In this lesson we'll examine the work of Daniella Zalcman and introduce her project about the legacy of Canada's residential schooling system.
In this lesson, students will watch a 9-minute video and answer questions that will demonstrate their comprehension of its presentation of the complex problem of nuclear weapons.
This lesson plan examines the effects of rapidly depleting groundwater reserves around the world using photos, video, interactive maps, startling statistics and rich interviews.
In this global affairs lesson plan, students will explore the article Humanitarian Raid and debate the role that large corporations should play in helping to end poverty.
The following humanitarian aid lesson plan asks students to consider the role that the World Bank should be playing in international aid and analyze the author’s purpose for writing the piece.
In this lesson, students will learn about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the people who worked to slow the epidemic, and the aftermath the disease has wrought upon the region.
Students will read a piece by Pulitzer Center grantee Alice Su and discuss a contentious issue: refugees and extremism.
Students will take action to apply their learning on fragile states and their communities to improve conditions.
Students use technology to communicate and publish their ideas and reactions of fragile states effectively.
In this lesson, students determine main ideas in new information on fragile states and identify their own and others' points of view.
In this lesson, students will investigate their daily cost of living and develop and understanding of the safety structures in their environments.