ERIC Number: ED389640
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Exploding the Hunger Myths. A High School Curriculum. A Food First Book.
This book of teaching activities is designed to address the issue of hunger and develop a sense of activism and hope among students. It encourages students to discover some of the causes and misconceptions about world hunger. The book contains eight lessons with numerous activities to allow students to study hunger and develop a broader perspective on how to address the problem. The lessons focus on the following: (1) "Hunger Awareness"; (2) "Is Scarcity the Problem?"; (3) "Are There Too Many People?"; (4) "Is Technology the Answer?"; (5) "Rich World, Poor World"; (6) "Will More Foreign Aid Help End Hunger?"; (7) "Can Change Happen?" and (8) "Working Together for Change." A resource guide provides an extensive list of supplemental teaching materials and organizations involved in alleviating world hunger. (EH)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Disadvantaged Environment, Economic Development, Food, High Schools, Hunger, Living Standards, Nutrition, Poverty, Poverty Areas, Quality of Life, Secondary School Curriculum, World Affairs, World Problems
Institute for Food and Development Policy, 398 60th Street, Oakland, CA 94618-1212.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Institute for Food and Development Policy, San Francisco, CA.