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Confronting Hunger - 'The Strike'

Students are introduced to the scope and some of the challenges of addressing global hunger, through viewing a film clip about a young Australian who attempts to solve the problem using his heroic alter-ego...

Papua New Guinea country profile and health scenario

This section provides an excellent background overview of Papua New Guinea and the health and human well-being issues in the country. The enquiry based simulation scenario is outlined. Download Scenario...

Food and human wellbeing (Years 9, 10)

This chapter addresses the Year 9 unit Biomes and food security and the Year 10 unit Global geographies of human wellbeing. It explores the challenges of food security, including land and water degradation,...

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....

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...

Promesse and the 40 Hour Famine - a persuasion text

Students develop their understanding of extreme poverty, and differences in living conditions, through viewing a film clip about a young boy from Rwanda. Students examine and analyse the film clip as...

Examining Food Insecurity in Rwanda

Using Rwanda as a case study, students examine some of the causes and impacts of food insecurity, and look at examples of projects that seek to address these causes and impacts. Examining Food Insecurity...

Give a man a fish

Students consider the Chinese proverb ‘Give a man a fish...’ through a series of poems by Cameron Semmens. They are then introduced to some strategies for addressing hunger and poor nutrition,...

Interconnections and human wellbeing (Years 9, 10)

This chapter looks at an economic development strategy and addresses the Year 9 unit Exploring interconnections and the Year 10 unit Global geographies of human wellbeing. The case study explores the...

Hanging out with kids from Africa and Asia

Each resource introduces a child from either Africa or Asia. Using photos, and either information blurbs or short personal recounts, students learn more about aspects of the children’s lives,...