Raising Awareness of Global Inequalities: A Civic Challenge
January 17, 2023
Growing up in relatively privileged places in the United States, France, or elsewhere, it is sometimes difficult to truly grasp the inequality of resources and wealth between countries and regions. To better understand these vast differences, our three 7th grade classes carried out an interesting geography project entitled “Un repas insolent” (An Inequitable Meal), an exercise used in the not-for-profit world to illustrate the unbalanced availability of resources around the globe
Through a multistep group activity carried out over several class sessions, students move from personal perception to scientific knowledge.