This activity demonstrates the average daily caloric consumption of people in different regions of the world. Students will learn of the disparity between different regions.
Learning objective: To help students gain a basic understanding of food consumption patterns in different regions of the world.
Skills: Critical thinking, geography (world and human), math
Recommended time: 30-40 minutes
Recommended grade level: Grades 5-12, Ages 10 to young adult
Subjects: Social studies / global issues, health, geography (world and human), math
Number of participants: 11 or more people to represent various regions of the world
Keywords: Lesson plan, food inequality, world hunger, hunger statistics, consumption