Water and Environment

The teacher resources in this collection raise student awareness of the problems facing children with inadequate access to clean water. The PK-2 Water and Sanitation unit has been featured in an article in Social Studies and the Young Learner, published by the National Council for the Social Studies.

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This Water Activity Sheet, designed for students from 6th to 8th grades,...
  • 6-8
The resources, created by UNICEF Canada, provide an overview of the issue...
  • 9-12
Six lessons that build understanding of contemporary environmental...
  • 3-5
The lesson plans in this unit are intended to raise students’ awareness of...
  • 3-5
The lesson plans in this unit are intended to raise students’ awareness of...
  • 6-8
The lesson plans in this unit are intended to raise students’ awareness of...
  • 9-12
In December of 2009, youth gathered in Copenhagen Denmark to address the...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
Learn about how UNICEF is helping to combat cholera, a deadly waterborne...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
This Water and Sanitation unit was recently featured in an article in...
  • 9-12
In Indonesia, youth are helping to educate their local community about the...
  • 6-8
In Mozambique, young people are transforming dark and dirty schools into...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
  • 3-5
Read about how community health partnerships in Nepal are helping to...
  • 9-12
UNICEF USA: 45 Years in the Making
Nicolas Mignanwande was a little boy attending a UNICEF school in his small...
  • PK-2
  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
UNICEF USA: Access to Clean Water in Rwanda
UNICEF strives to provide clean drinking water to everyone. In this video,...
  • PK-2
  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
UNICEF USA: Access to Clean Water in Rwanda
Two orphaned child-headed families face many hardships, but UNICEF assisted...
  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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As a follow-up to the Copenhagen Children’s Climate Forum in December 2009,...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
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Clean water has been in short supply in some of the poorer neighborhoods of...
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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A changing global environment creates challenges in the form of drought, fl...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
Thousands of people died in Zimbabwe’s 2009 cholera outbreak. Poor access...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
Educating school children and young people about cholera and other...
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
UNICEF and the World Health Organization recently announced that the world...
  • 9-12
Zambian Children's Climate Conference youth delegate Stan Lengwe, 16,...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8
Young people present policy solutions on the issue of Climate Change to...
  • 9-12
  • 6-8