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Teach SDGs Global Goals WebQuest: Resources

Process

Order of Tasks:

  • Learn more about the Global Goals.
    • Watch the video introduction
    • Respond to the Popplet question
  • Learn more about the research aspect
    • Watch the video on the Genius Hour method
    • Practice narrowing your topic (there are two graphic organizers, included here as well)
    • Gather resources for research
    • Take notes
    • Synthesize the research and share it with the world!

The Task & Resources

Follow the Symbaloo Lesson Plan:

This part of the webpage is interactive!  Feel free to explore at your leisure!

A Symbaloo Lesson can also be assigned to students through Google Classroom or other means.

You can embed it, like I did, or share it as a link.  Click here.

Listed below are also all the documents included in the Symbaloo Lesson plan and other options for note-taking, etc.  Feel free to download and make copies of these if you need to.  All of the resources were found online for free or through my district's inquiry project resource bank.

​image: Sustainable Development Goals matrix

Here is a Pinterest page featuring the Global Goals Book Collection. 

Links to Participate:

Evaluation

Attached are 4 different rubrics that can be used with this project.

They were originally created by Omaha Public Schools Libraries in 2016 with the Nebraska Language Arts state standards.

Reflection

Included in the Symbaloo is the reflection portion of this activity.

​image: a graphic organizer from Read Write Think.

This resource can also be found online, here:  http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson812/SelfReflection.pdf 

Extension

I urge you to publish your students' projects to the TeachSDGs website and collaborate with other educators around the world!

​image: TeachSGDs logo

One fun activity would be to participate in a Mystery Skype.  Check out this Microsoft resource for more information.  Or get involved in other TeachSGDs events.

Or to connect with nonprofit organizations in your area and create a plan for completing the Global Goals for real in your area through service learning projects, parent-teacher meetings, or other means!  Have your students write a grant to improve your community or share your plan with your city's mayor. 

The opportunities for changing the world are endless!

Conclusion

In this unit, students will have learned more about the United Nations' Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

Through video and inquiry research materials, students will have learned about the Global Goals and what people are doing in their own communities to bring the Global Goals all around us to life.  I encourage you to work on more skills with your students relating to the Goals and work on other projects to further the goals by 2030.

Together we can change the world!

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