Global Goals, Local Action
This highly participatory conversation invites young people to explore local, community issues, and ways to take action using the lens of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Middle & High School | College | Adult Groups
WHAT TO EXPECT
In this virtual experience, students will have a lively, discussion about the Sustainable Development Goals as well as their own power as young leaders. Students will choose which global issues (e.g. poverty, hunger, climate change) they would like to discuss. They will also consider how these same issues affect their own communities and their own roles as young leaders.
SUBJECTS: SOCIAL STUDIES | SOCIAL JUSTICE | GLOBAL ISSUES | SCIENCE
TOUR RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES
Below you will find a “Think, Feel, Do” worksheet for students to reflect on the issues they care about and what they can do about them after the presentation. We also included a number of additional resources for review.
The Discovery Center created a terms sheet for the different issues from the We the Future exhibit.
For the Discovery Center’s We the Future exhibit we created a list of discussion questions about youth taking action.
The United Nation’s World Largest Lesson provides many materials for teaching Sustainable Development Goals.worldslargestlesson.globalgoals.org
The Sustainable Development Goals website includes downloadable resources for each goal.www.globalgoals.org/resources
The United Nations provides resources for how to take action on the Sustainable Development Goals.www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/takeaction/
Amplifier provides find free, downloadable art to help amplify social movements. It also includes all the We the Future artwork. https://amplifier.org/amplifier.org/