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social sciences

Fair Trade Festival

Fair Trade Festival

Learning objectives: To draw students’ attention to consequences of globalization. To make them aware that our choices (e.g., our responsible consumer attitude) actually affect people living in far-away regions of the earth. Download the GLU Download the GLU’s appendix

What’s for lunch?

What’s for lunch?

Objectives: To explore waste production in relation to food and the different alternatives available for reducing it. To learn how to gather and compare information. To develop mathematical skills and basic competences in the fields of science and technology. Learning…

Eating habits: breakfast

Eating habits: breakfast

Objectives: Learning which an ideal breakfast for a teenager is Discovering the breakfast habits in the local area Learning the importance of breakfast as a necessary source of energy to stand the school day Downloads: You can download the learning…

Food Waste and Adulteration

Food Waste and Adulteration

Objectives: Students will gain basic competences on how to read a food label; Students will become aware of the issue of food adulteration; Students will gain knowledge of food items commonly consumed and adulterated in South East Asia; Students will…

Food and Gender: what are the links?

Food and Gender: what are the links?

Objectives: To promote awareness and combat gender stereotypes in relation to food production and consumption; To enhance the understanding of how gender roles are socially constructed; To raise awareness about perceptions of gender in relation to food production around the…

Vegetarianism and Sustainability

Vegetarianism and Sustainability

Objectives: To raise awareness about the effects of meat production and consumption on the environment, resources and human health; To make students aware of alternative and more sustainable food consumption choices; To promote a better understanding of the moral, ethical,…

Poverty and Food Insecurity

Poverty and Food Insecurity

Objectives: To promote more awareness on the multi-dimensional aspects of poverty and social exclusion; To gain better understanding of the importance of adopting ethical and sustainable life-style choices and food consumption patterns; To enhance understanding of how poverty and food…

Seasonality

Seasonality

Objectives: To promote more awareness on ethical and sustainable issues related to consumption patterns; To gain better understanding of the importance of consuming natural seasonal local produce versus imported processed food for sustainable development; To enhance understanding of the carbon…

Sustainable Consumption?

Sustainable Consumption?

Objectives: To promote more awareness on ethical and sustainable issues related to consumption patterns; To enhance understanding of the difference between nutritious natural food and unhealthy processed and packaged food products; To critically appraise the message promoted by commercial advertisements…

Food Waste

Food Waste

Objectives: To create awareness of food waste: how it happens, how it can be avoided and why it is important for a sustainable future; To show that parts of food we usually throw away can also be eaten; To launch…