Lesson Plan: Teaching about the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Source: TROP ICSU Description: This lesson plan will allow you to introduce the SDGs to your students, stress on their socio-economic importance and enable discussions on the efforts taken by governmental and non-governmental agencies of their nations towards achieving these goals. This lesson plan will also draw attention to how climate change may affect the efforts towards…
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Heritage Storytime Ep3: Color your City with Caleb and Olivia

Heritage Storytime: Heritage Storytime is a series of monthly storytime episodes presented by Global Philadelphia Association. For more info and to watch other episodes, visit our STORIES page. Episode Description: Join coloring book characters Caleb and Olivia for this special interactive episode of Heritage Storytime! Marilyn Russell of WOGL FM will be reading the Philadelphia…
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Sustainable Development Goals – Resources for Educators

Source: UNESCO Description: Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is a key element of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Its aims form one of the targets of the Sustainable Development Goal on education SDG 4.7 and it is considered a driver for the achievements of all 17 SDGs. ESD empowers everyone to make informed decisions in favour of environmental integrity, economic…
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The Sustainable Development Goals: A Guide for Teachers

Source: Oxfam Digital Repository Description: If you made a list of goals to make our world a better place, what would be on it? Ending poverty? Tackling climate change and environmental degradation? Achieving gender equality? What would be your priorities and why? The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of ambitious and urgent goals and targets…
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Lesson Plan: Historical and Cultural Heritage Sites Film Project

Source: Guampedia Description: This lesson was written by Dr. James Perez Viernes, the Outreach Director and Associate Professor of the Center for Pacific Islands Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. It was edited by the Guampedia editorial staff. This lesson is one in a series that brings the important stories of historic places into classrooms across…
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Cultural Heritage and Diversity Lessons

Source: Promotion of Cultural Diversity (PCDK) Description: A handbook for teachers about cultural heritage and cultural diversity lessons, for students grades 3-9. The Council of Europe has long been committed to the idea that education is a fundamental means to help ensure positive social, cultural and economic development, and will continue to support PCDK in monitoring and implementing…
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World Heritage Sites in Australia

Source: TeacherVision Description: Develop geography skills and cultural knowledge of Australia with this activity about World Heritage Sites. Children will research and map seventeen World Heritage sites in Australia, including the Great Barrier Reef and the Sydney Opera House. Website: https://www.teachervision.com/world-heritage-sites/world-heritage-sites-australia
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SDG Academy

Source: SDGAcademy Description: The SDG Academy is the flagship education platform of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations. We create and curate free, open educational resources on sustainable development and offer them as a global public good. On the courses webpage, one can pick from many free educational resources from the…
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Teaching Module: World Heritage Convention

Source: UNESCO Description: The World Heritage Convention is an international agreement between the member states of the United Nations. The aim of the Convention is “to identify, protect, preserve, present and transmit to future generations cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value” (UNESCO World Heritage Convention, Article 4). Accordingly, the international document defines what is meant…
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Teacher’s Guide to Bridging Global Citizenship and World Heritage

Source: UNESCO Description: This guidebook provides case studies of lessons designed to teach cultural diversity through tangible heritage such as human settlements and religious buildings located in the World Heritage Site of Penang and Melaka in Malaysia. The guidebook also provides lesson plans that help students appreciate cultural resources by studying intangible heritage such as cultural foods…
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