More than one billion people around the world live in poverty and lack adequate sanitation, healthcare and education. Learn how breaking this cycle of poverty would benefit the entire global family.
There are already great inventions for reducing global poverty. Now, they just need to be scaled up to do the most good, as this reading explains.
Acting as residents of five major world regions, students compare various statistics that affect people’s health and well-being.
Students compare wealth of the average person in the world to that of a person living in the U.S. and a person living in the Central African Republic, one of the poorest nations in the world.
Students research and create a visual display summarizing a Sustainable Development Goal then consider the role of social progress in meeting the SDGs.
Students use wealth tokens to compare actual American wealth distribution to perceived distribution, then analyze historic documents related to the American Dream.