ERIC Number: ED116981
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Teaching About World Hunger. No. 5419.
United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY. United States Committee.
This secondary-level resource unit surveys hunger and malnutrition in developing countries and the interdependent factors affecting world food supplies. The main part of the unit is divided into four sections which examine the historical and geographical, economic and political, health and nutritional, and environmental and ecological factors concerning the world food shortage. Suggested classroom activities and questions are provided for each section. Also in the unit are additional classroom activities and readings including a simulation game; comparison charts of food consumption, protein conversions, and world population data; an historical essay on hunger; a descriptive essay on the green revolution; a summary of the World Food Conference Resolutions; and an annotated list of related materials. Hard copy, available through UNICEF, contains an issue of "UNICEF NEWS," a world child emergency wallsheet, two United Nations Development Program brochures and posters, a UNICEF brochure, and a 1975-76 UNICEF publications catalog. (Author/DE)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Developing Nations, Food, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Hunger, Instructional Materials, International Organizations, International Programs, Poverty, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, World Problems
U.S. Committee for UNICEF, School Services, 331 East 38th Street, New York, New York 10016 (Order No. 5419, $1.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY. United States Committee.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document