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The world we inherit is rapidly changing.

The world is set to have the largest generation of youth in history. Young people are more connected to each other than ever before and are seeking to create a world that is inclusive, equitable, and sustainable for all.

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THE FUTURE IS
OURS TO BUILD.

Sustainable YOUTH Challenge

The Sustainable Youth Challenge is a curriculum-linked assignment presenting an opportunity for students to explore, understand, and solve real-world problems. The challenge is designed to educate and engage students with the world's  17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and provide opportunities to pioneer innovative solutions that address some of the world's biggest challenges related to agriculture. 

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Why is this challenge so important?

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The Sustainable Youth Challenge consists of three lesson plans.

THE CHALLENGE

There are 6 components to this project.

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IDENTIFY

IMAGINE

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DESIGN

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CREATE

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TEST/IMPROVE

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SHARE

LESSON 1

Getting to Know the SDGs

In Lesson 1, we will explore the fundamentals of the Sustainable Development Goals. We will review the goals set by the United Nations Development Program and explore a variety of resources including the graphic novel, The Planet and the 17 Goals while partaking in group activities and class discussions.

LESSON 2

In Lesson 2, we dive deeper into the concept of sustainable development and view video resources to define the concept and identify the three dimensions of sustainability. We will connect to new learning through discussions and activities.

LESSON 3

Getting to Know the SDGs

It’s time to get inspired! In this lesson we will view the World’s Largest Lesson video resources to learn about how we can all become real-world change makers! Get inspired by the work and ideas of others, and identify the steps we each can take to be part of the solution.

What is Sustainable Development

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Are you ready to

take the challenge?