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32 resources with the concept humanitarian work

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JFK Challenge

For Students 4th - 11th Standards
And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country. And so begins your invigorating, innovative learning experience in the JFK Challenge app! Learners choose from two "missions" and...
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Where Is Home?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Gabriel and Aluel have finally made it to an international refugee camp. However, Aluel is not allowed to attend school. Pupils examine why and argue for her right to an education using documents from international law. Then, they make...
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Simulation on Conflict Prevention in the Greater Horn of Africa

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is containing a conflict possible in the Horn of Africa? Young peacekeepers engage in a simulation that examines the multi-faceted conflict that exists between the countries of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Representatives from ten countries in...
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Emergency? Ask A Kid!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What is an actual emergency situation and what should you do to prepare for it? Learners will identify a variety of emergency situations and the appropriate way to address first aid concerns to minimize injuries. They will also discover...
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Amnesty International and Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the mission of Amnesty International. In this human rights lesson, students read literature about the social justice organization and then compose letters on behalf of those suffering from human rights persecution in...
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Boating Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 3 - First Aid

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What are the basic first aid supplies that should be on a boat? What should be done when someone stops breathing and/or their heart stops beating? Lesson three is only one of twenty-two lessons on boat safety. This lesson is about first...
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Clara Barton's House: Home of the American Red Cross

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A fabulous lesson on the life of Clara Barton awaits your class. They describe how Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross, and the role it played in organizing help for those in need. Additionally, young historians explain how...
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Credit to the Nation: Human Rights Cards

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the lives of refugees. In this human rights lesson, students use the provided refugee cards to play games that require them to learn details about the lives of the refugees. 
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"Disregard of precedent and faith in possibility": Clara Barton

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students identify with and analyze the life and work of Clara Barton as well as about the founding and work of the American and International Red Cross, through the writing and production of a series of dramatic sketches based on their...
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International Children's Rights Organizations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Distinguish specific historical aspects of international organizations and identify the role played by international organizations such as UNICEF, Amnesty International, International Labor Organization, Human Rights Watch and Child...
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Who Will We Become?

For Students 6th - 8th
Scholars follow along on Gabriel and Aleul's journey to America and their struggle to continue their education while assimilating into American society. Learners explore themes relating to human rights and the struggles of displaced...
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Honoring an Organization that Brings Relief to Our Nation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Acknowledge the importance of Red Cross Month in your classroom with these awareness activities.
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Charity throughout History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ever stop to think about why charities exist and when they started? Take a second to look through history and discover that giving has been apart of human society since ancient Rome. Jump to the US to uncover facts about our first...
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Einstein in Time

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewEinstein sure had an interesting life. Using a remote learning resource, pupils examine a timeline of Einstein's life. They learn about the major scientific discoveries as well as humanitarian and social work. Additionally, they read...
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Letter Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss civil rights and research organizations such as UNICEF and Amnesty International. The class adopts a concern and participates in a letter writing campaign to support their chosen cause.
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Creating a Human Rights Community

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work together to create lists of rights and responsibilities that set a standard of behavior to foster human rights in their community. They participate in class discussions, draft a plan of action to establish these behaviors...
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Activists for Human Rights

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students research prominent human rights activists from U.S. history. They report the biographical facts of their subject along with information on the causes he or she represented. Students also examine local human rights issues and...
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Women's History: Clara Barton

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate Clara Barton's contributions to society. In this Clara Barton lesson plan, students watch videos, listen to lectures, and conduct research regarding Clara Barton's life and her possible authorship of a Civil War...
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Do Individuals Matter?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work together to discuss the benefits of choosing a career in business verses a humanitarian career. They identify the values and knowledge needed in each career. They share their thoughts with the class and answers questions.
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Using the Amnesty Interactive CD-ROM

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students view the Amnesty Interactive CD-ROM and investigate different aspects of human rights around the world. They identify people who have contributed to human rights, documents from ancient to modern times that have contributed to...
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Rights Abuses Around the World: What Can We Do?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students read about an Urgent Action information sheet from Amnesty International and a petition about human rights abuses against sexual minorities outside the USA. They discuss the situation, read about other similar cases and then...
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Images, Empathy, and the Humanitarian Impulse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners study humanitarian intervention and its role in society.  In this politics lesson students view a video on Darfur and discuss what they learned. 
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From the Right to Intervene to the Responsibility to Protect

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine humanitarian work and how it has evolved.  In this humanitarian lesson students complete an in class activity then discuss their findings.
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Environmental Security and Ecological Intervention

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine environmental changes .  In this investigative lesson students view a film then complete and activity that includes a debate.