Hunger and Famine

Hunger, Famine, and Food Security

Find resources (articles, websites, videos, lesson plans, etc.) for teaching and learning about issues related to hunger and famine. Curated by the Institute for Humane Education.  

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Homelessness

Poverty, Homelessness & Wealth Inequality

Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on issues related to poverty, homelessness, and wealth inequality to help you learn and/or teach about this topic.

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Food Waste

Food Waste Global Issues Guide

Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on food waste issues to help you learn and/or teach about this global issue.

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How’d That Get on My Plate?

Everybody eats, but how often do we stop to think about how the food on our plates got there and about the impacts of that food on people, animals and the planet? This activity encourages participants to explore how sample ingredients in our food might affect the environment, people, and animals, and what alternatives might…

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Resources: Greatest Impact

Greatest Impact

Groups of students analyze the impact of behaviors and product choices to determine which choices have the greatest impact on the environment, on human health and well-being, and on other species. Recommended for grades 9 and up. Time: Several weeks to a month   Common Core Standards for this activity (pdf): Download Common Core for…

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