One in Eight - A senior primary resource about hunger, food, and our role in the world

Summary:

One in Eight has been written to encourage discussion and debate on the broader values base of the issue of food and hunger; it is written and designed to encourage educational enquiry and discussion and is part of a broader debate on the increasingly unjust shape and structure of our world.

  • Section one reviews the importance of nutrition to each and every one of us; the ‘food pyramid’, its significance and the question of food waste.
  • Section two explores the nature, shape and impact of hunger worldwide – the who, where and why of hunger.
  • Section three begins a discussion on different types of responses to the issue and how we can contribute to its resolution.
  • A lesson-plan friendly approach has been adopted throughout with curriculum integration links, aims, materials, learning guides, learning objectives and keywords used in each lesson
  • Subjects covered by this resource include SPHE, Geography, Science, English and Mathematics. Green Schools support is also given

Author: Tony Daly and Ciara Regan

Publisher: Concern Worldwide

Year: 2013

ISBN: 978-0-9560981-0-8

Pages: 52

Country of Origin: Ireland

Keywords: food, human rights, hunger, sustainable development, waste

Target Audience: senior primary

Curriculum Subjects: education for sustainable development, social environmental and scientific education, social personal and health education

Available Formats: activity pack

Tags: Food, Human Rights, Hunger

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Description

This resource includes 11 lesson plans to explore the variety of the topic of Food justice. The lessons are as follows:

Lesson 1: Wants and needs

Lesson 2: Nutrition and the food pyramid

Teacher Sheet: Food Glorious Food!

Lesson 3: Food labels – stop the traffic!

Lesson 4: The Waste Audit

Teacher Sheet: From Farm to Fork

Section 2: Food, hunger and the world

Teacher Sheet: What is world hunger and why does it exist?

Lesson 5: Myth Busters

Lesson 6: The Biscuit Game

Lesson 7: The Maize Factor

Food Fact Sheet

Section 3: Food Rights – Now!

Lesson 8: The MUAC arm band and Plumpy’nut bars: responding to a food crisis

Lesson 9: Food rights and ending world hunger

Lesson 10: The Waste Audit

Lesson 11: Action on World Hunger – the class petition

Become a Hunger Hero!

This resource also includes a lesson plan guide, a list of reasons why it is important to learn about hunger, and a curriculum links table. This resource is well designed, and each lesson is laid out clearly and an in accessible manner.

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