Millennium Development Goals

This collection of teacher resources addresses the Millennium Development Goals. The units, lesson plans, videos multimedia, and stories in this collection are intended to raise students' awareness of the problems facing children worldwide and how world leaders and governments have pledged to solve them by 2015 through eight goals.

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Students can learn more about the global Millennium Development Goals by...
  • 6-8
Read several case studies about what young people are doing to help bring...
  • 9-12
Learn about progress towards attaining the MDGs.
  • 9-12
Read this document to learn how UNICEF projects are helping to attain the...
  • 6-8
Learn how young people are lending their expertise and their voice in...
  • 6-8
UNICEF USA: Bilingual Education in Guatemala
Since the 16th century when Spain colonized Guatemala, Spanish was imposed...
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UNICEF USA: Combating Malaria in Ghana
Over 200 Million people contract malaria every year, and of those more than...
  • PK-2
  • 3-5
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  • 9-12
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Although the number of polio cases has dropped to 1,500 cases a year from 3...
  • PK-2
  • 3-5
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  • 9-12
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More than 34 million people are living with HIV/AIDS and more than 3 millio...
  • PK-2
  • 3-5
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  • 9-12
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Children are born with fundamental human rights - UNICEF's mission is to re...
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Watch a video about how youth are engaging in efforts to support the attain...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8