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Get Connected: Disasters Immersion Activity Lesson Plan

This resource outlines a lesson plan for an immersion activity exploring the topic of disasters, using the education resource Get Connected: Disasters. The lesson will required some preparation beforehand,...

The Main Game - Play the game

Information about the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Main Game is available here.

Rwanda case study - country profile

Students develop their knowledge of Rwanda and living conditions in the country in comparison with Australia. Some of the challenges to food production and impacts of food insecurity in Rwanda are introduced....

Rwanda Country Profile

This resource gives students a brief outline of Rwanda’s geography, people, history, economy, educational issues, and living conditions. It includes a map and a table comparing Australia and Rwanda...

Supplying Food in an Emergency – Scenario Activity

Students develop their critical thinking skills and knowledge of humanitarian emergency responses to disasters, by exploring the scenario of establishing a refugee/internally displaced persons camp...

How is the world responding to climate change?

This 2-page resource outlines the difference between mitigation and adaption strategies for responding to climate change. It includes a case study about a forest regeneration project in Ethiopia. This...

How do natural disasters occur?

These animated film clips explain how different types of natural disasters occur, and provide examples of some of the impacts that can be caused by these disasters. Types of disasters examined include:...

Child Labour Story – Kajal’s and Sudarmathi’s Story

Students read about a day in the life of 9-year-old Kajal, and 14-year-old Sudarmathi, from India. Both girls have had to work in order to support their families, although Sudarmathi is now back in...

Disasters and the media

In this 2-page resource, students consider when and how the media report on disasters around the world. Using an example article they identify the language features used to capture and hold the reader’s...

Christian Studies - How natural are disasters?

Students read the handout 'How natural are disasters?' In this 2-page resource, students complete a cloze activity using a text that outlines some of the human activities that can exacerbate the causes...