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Don’t Litter our World!

Don’t Litter our World!

Objectives: Make students understand the danger of litter to the ecosystem, wildlife, people and the planet; Make students aware that everyone can take an active role in reducing the problem of litter and waste of resources; Download GLU

Food and Natural Resources

Food and Natural Resources

Objectives: Understanding of key issues and characteristics of sustainable development and food systems; Creating awareness of the natural resources for a sustainable food systems; Enhancing knowledge of the contribution of natural resources for sustainable food systems; Learning about food sovereignty;…

Ecological footprint

Ecological footprint

Introduction: This unit mainly focuses on providing information and raising awareness to students about organic food, its characteristics and the current situation in Cyprus.   Learning objectives: Students are expected to: Raise awareness on the limited capacity of Earth to…

Food biodiversity

Food biodiversity

Objectives: Becoming aware that we normally eat just a very small number of varieties of vegetable, cereals, legumes, fruits. Learning to recognize the different varieties of cereals, both the most common and the rarest. Becoming aware of ecological impacts of…

Meat consumption: pros and cons

Meat consumption: pros and cons

Objectives: Understanding how the increase in meat consumption, at first glance positive, is also the cause of multiple ecological, economic and social problems and has thus become unsustainable for the planet. Looking at the different aspects of this complex problem.…

The use of technology in agriculture

The use of technology in agriculture

Objectives: Knowing the main technological innovations in the agricultural sector, particularly in the last decades. Thinking about the positive impact of these innovations, but also the serious damage they caused at an environmental and social level. Reading about a problem…

Food in transit

Food in transit

Objectives: Learning that on their way from the producer to the consumer, food items are handled by many intermediaries; considering the negative consequences this may have. Learning about the exploitation of resources and farm workers by large multinational companies. Discovering…

Cherries for Christmas?

Cherries for Christmas?

Objectives: Learning about the seasonality of fruit production. Learning about the different food preservation techniques used over the ages. Learning that there are different climates in one’s own country and in the world and that the hemispheres have inverted seasons.…

We do not all eat the same things: food from all over the world

We do not all eat the same things: food from all over the world

Objectives: Discovering the wide range of eating traditions that exist Knowing the nutritional needs of the human being Writing a recipe (instructional text) Spotting similarities and differences Being curious and welcoming new experiences   Download the GLU