A lesson to introduce students to global issues and the sustainable development goals. Activities designed for a 1 hour lesson. Includes a variety of tasks e.g. think pair share, placing issues along a continuum line and justifying choices, video clip with a question and answer sheet and a final creative task. All can be adapted to suit your class. Designed for KS3, Year 9 geography but would be suitable for citizenship lessons too.
Inquiry unit unpacking what the SDG goals mean.
A KS3 CAD/CAM DT project that introduces students to the global goals and encourages them as designers to create solutions to target global goal 15 : Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss. The resource contains a 60 page slide show that has been divided into 7 structured lessons. The resource has an accompanying project booklet and other resources. This is a brilliant project that I have delivered to KS3 students over the past few years and they really connect with it and adore their outcomes. A great introduction to Design and Technology as the project follows the design process. Students will start by analysing the globals goal and exploring the design context. Students will then analyse existing products, create intial ideas, learn about CAD/CAM, learn how to use 2D design, create their product and finally evaluate.
Lesson to make pupils aware of the Global Goals and their importance for making the world fair.
Students will learn about the Sustainable Development Goals, understand what they are, and devise ways in which everybody, globally, can contribute to achieving these goals.
Students play simulation game of ‘Development Goals: road to success’, in groups of 4-6. Each student is representing one poor country based on the HDI index. Landing on SDG picture place means that the country has been awarded development project.
This 30 minute activity encourages pupils to consider who is reponsible for ensuring we achieve the Global Goals (also known as the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs). Suitable for pupils 9-18 year it stimulates discussion and debate, and help pupils recognise the role they themselves have to play. Some prior knowledge of the Global Goals is needed. This is a great follow on activity from our 'Global goals string activity'. Other activities around the Global Goals can be found at practicalaction.org/Global-Goals.
A word search that contains the key worlds for the UN Global Goals, also known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs.
A short project looking at Desktop Publishing and the Global Goals. (DTP, Graphic Communication, Graphics)
Complete lesson with differentiated activities on introducing the sustainable development goals. Start with definition of sustainable development, then differentiated comprehension task on understanding why they were created and the difference between them and the millennium development goals. Main task focuses on students learning about all 17 SDGs. Creative homework task for students to promote the goals.
An extensive lesson plan to the Global Goals Food Project.
At Torriano School we have been learning about the Global Goals. In this series of lessons the MDGs are reviewed and the SDGs introduced through a range of activities and discussions. Torriano School is a Global Learning Programme Expert Centre. Visit www.glp-e.org.uk for more information about the GLP and how your school could benefit from the funding, school-led training, curriculum guidance, resources and local network support available. Over 3000 schools have joined this government-funded programme – sign your school up for free today.
A useful document which contains all the symbols of the 17 Global Goals ( or Sustainable Development Goals) and their main targets. Use to display and help your pupils understand more about the Global Goals
A fun, short activity that can be used to introduce or consolidate learning on the UN Global Goals ( or SDGs). For other material on Global Goals go to practicalaction.org/global-goals. Suitable for 11-18
A simple lesson to introduce the UN's global goals and consider the relative importance of each goal to different stakeholders.
An extensive lesson plan to the Global Goals Food Project.
A fun and easy resource to engage students with the UN Global Goals and to decorate your classroom at the same time! Students choose which Global Goal paper chain they would like to create and write their Goal for the Goal on the back of their chain. Black & White version and Colour version available.
At Torriano Primary School, community engagement with school themes and students work is very important. We worked with the Global Learning Programme (www.glp-e.org.uk) as an Expert centre. We developed this questionnaire so that we could get an idea of which global goals were most important to our school community. We collected the results and looked at them in an assembly where we discussed reasons for children and parents having different views. Torriano School is a Global Learning Programme Expert Centre. Visit www.glp-e.org.uk for more information about the GLP and how your school could benefit from the funding, school-led training, curriculum guidance, resources and local network support available. Over 3000 schools have joined this government-funded programme – sign your school up for free today.
Power points and lesson plans to support lessons 1 & 2 in my sustainability booklet. Lesson 1 begins by looking at current global problems and potential challenges we may be faced with over coming years. Students then examine the millennium development goals and use research and statistics to determine the extent to which they have/haven't been met. This then leads into the sustainable development goals as set by the UN and ends with a homework research task on these goals. In lesson 2 students consolidate their understanding of sustainability and start to evaluate how sustainable they are as human beings before considering actions they can take to be more sustainable. Next they examine how sustainable their school is and work in small groups to create a sustainable school.
A KS3 graphics DT project that encourages students to raise awareness of the global goals 14 and 15. Full term project with slides and workbook. The project will first introduce students to the importance of good graphic design. They will learn the importance of imagery and symbols and then follow a brief history of how graphic design has developed over the years. The project will then progress by introducing them to the fundamental elements of graphic design. The students will learn about layout, colour theory, typography and more. Students will then be given a design brief to raise awareness of the global goals through the design of a graphic leaflet. They will then follow the design process to meet their brief. A great prject to introduce students to graphic design. 8 lessons, 42 slides and accompanying workbook.
Set of 6 publisher questions for Global Goals/SDG's which when printed onto card can be placed on tables showing both sides. These act as thought prompts for research and or discussion. Expert Centre for Global Learning Programme. Can be adapted.