Hunger- A Webquest Grade 7 Seminar
Goal: • Make a three- folding pamphlet informing your peers on hunger
Topics to Include • What is hunger? • What are symptoms of hunger? • What causes hunger? • Who are the hungry
What is hunger? • Go to the website: http://www.wfp.org/ • Click on the “Hunger” Tab • Click on the “What is Hunger”
What is Hunger? • Make sure to explain • The recommended daily intake of calories • About how many people are currently affected by hunger • Hunger is a greater risk to health than which three illnesses listed online?
Symptoms of Hunger • Use information from http://www.wfp.org/ under the Hunger What is Hunger Tab. • Go to the website:http://www.livestrong.com/article/167119-signs-symptoms-of-fatigue-excessive-hunger/ to find more information on symptoms of hunger.
Symptoms of Hunger • State and explain the different symptoms of hunger
Causes of Hunger • Go to the website: http://www.wfp.org/ • Click on the “Hunger” Tab • Click on “Causes of Hunger”
Causes of Hunger • List the different causes of hunger and explain why each one is a cause. • What is the single most common cause of food shortage in the world? • Why is there hunger if according to the section on Agricultural Infrastructure, all countries have a better than average growth of crops?
Who Are The Hungry? • Go to the website: http://www.wfp.org/ • Click on the “Hunger” Tab • Click on “Who are the Hungry”
Who Are The Hungry? • The greatest concentration of hungry people can be found in what region on Earth? • List the 4 population types that are at most risk for hunger. • Why are women emphasized as the most at risk populations for hunger?
Who Are The Hungry? - Statistics! • Solve the following problems to put statistics into your section, “Who are the Hungry?” • Solve the problems with ratio tables on a scrap sheet of paper!
Who Are The Hungry? – Statistics! • 3 out of 4 hungry people live in rural areas. If there is a total of 925, 000, 000 hungry people, how many of them live in rural areas? • 50% of hungry people are farmers. How many of the 925 million hungry people are farmers? • If 2 out of 5 women in a village are hungry, how many women are hungry in a village with 25 women?