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Flood of Change - A story about civic action.

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Lesson Plan
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CAWST Wavemakers - 3 years ago
Description
The documentary video Flood of Change shares the …
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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Adult
Submitted By
CAWST Wavemakers - 3 years ago
Description
The documentary video Flood of Change shares the story of three youth in Nepal and their movement to take action around water, sanitation and hygiene issues. The story is told by Nepalese youth who filmed 70% of the final footage and found the words and images to share their story. In this video, we learn about a diarrhea outbreak that happened in the Western Region of Nepal in 2009. The outbreak affected over 5,000 individuals and caused more than 464 deaths in 18 districts. The majority of the deaths were people in the ethnic group known as Dalits or "untouchables" who are a low income group in Nepal and have poor access to sanitation facilities and little education on safe water, sanitation and hygiene. A group of youth from Kathmandu mobilized to visit the region and create awareness about the importance of safe water and sanitation in the affected area.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
civics
global awareness
water
sanitation
hygiene
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYwJXml4gzk
Learning Standards
Grade 11 Civics: evaluate the citizen's role in civic processes locally, provincially, nationally and internationally. Evaluate the relative abilities of individuals, governments, and non-governmental organizations to affect civic change in Canada and the world.
Duration
1 hour & 20 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2015
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Interactive game: Learning about global water and sanitation issues

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
CAWST Wavemakers - 3 years ago
Description
The Kids of Kayele is an online game that uses vi…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
CAWST Wavemakers - 3 years ago
Description
The Kids of Kayele is an online game that uses video, photos, trivia and interactive game play, to teach students about global water and sanitation issues. Players assume the role of exchange students that must maintain the health of their friends, while visiting Zambia. Through the game students learn about human impact on water quality, microbiological contamination, current practices and technologies that affect water quality and problems that require both technological and social solutions. The clues to stay healthy during the game are provided by the Kids of Kayele, a group of youth from a hygiene club in Zambia. This resource includes a lesson plan explaining how to play the video game, as well as a lesson to debrief learning.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Science
Keywords
Water and Sanitation
global awareness
human impact
game
technologies
URLs
http://www.cawst.org/files/wavemakers/resources/kidsofkayele/intermediate/index.html
Learning Standards
Discuss similarities and differences between Canadian and Zambian water sources and systems. Identify practices and technologies that affect water quality and health. Prioritize threats related to water, sanitation and hygiene. Develop solutions that could address various local and global water issues. Seek solutions to a variety of water issues through learning from diverse populations. Interpret graphical data and explain relationships among the variables. Apply knowledge of water issues and solutions to produce action in one’s own community.
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2015
between Zambia and Canada. Download the videos from the CAWST Wavemakers site: http://wavemakers.cawst.org/index.php/educator-resources 2. Download the action planning tools from the Wavemakers website. Use these tools to identify local water issues and use the CAWST Action Guide to plan a water
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Tikho's Story: Learning about global water and sanitation issues

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Presentation
Grade Level
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Submitted By
CAWST Wavemakers - 3 years ago
Description
Tikho’s Story is a slideshow CAWST’s Youth Wavema…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
CAWST Wavemakers - 3 years ago
Description
Tikho’s Story is a slideshow CAWST’s Youth Wavemakers made with a young girl in Zambia named Tikho. Tikho took video and photos to document the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) issues her community is facing. Tikho is the daughter of Gladys, a nurse who works at Seeds of Hope International Partnerships (SHIP), CAWST’s WET Centre in Zambia. Students hear about WASH issues in from Tikho’s perspective. They also receive an overall message of hope, as Tikho shares the solutions implemented by her community to prevent disease caused by poor WASH. This slideshow also comes with a lesson plan, games, and action planning resources for students who want to get involved.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
youth stories
water and saniation
global awareness
URLs
https://www.cawst.org/files/wavemakers/resources/tikholessonplan/index.html#/title-slide
https://www.cawst.org/wavemakers/educators/teach/tikhostory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT9OzPRYtKc&list=PL9v91TA8WG-bZL1-oK9OXSrCOlrNr35RW&index=7
Learning Standards
Explain the connection between sanitation, safe drinking water, and health. Describe how people in a community in Zambia are improving their access to safe drinking water and sanitation. Classify good and bad practices related to hygiene, sanitation and water conservation.
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2015