World Awareness Y6

Collected Resources for Year 6

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FAVORITE RESEARCH STARTING SITES

Favorite Webpages:

RESOURCES FOR SOCIAL ISSUES:

SOCIAL ISSUES:


REFUGEE RESOURCES:

Crossroads: http://www.crossroads.org.hk

Refugees: Hong Kong: http://www.hkrac.org and

http://www.christian-action.org.hk/index.php/en/our-programs/in-hong-kong/refugees/72

Refugee Vision First: http://visionfirstnow.org

Refugee Article: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/18/world/asia/hong-kong-refugees-exposed/index.html

Asylum Seekers: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/06/hong-kong-asylum-seekers-waiting-in-squalor

Video: http://youtu.be/ihoYKUmJ4aU


CAGE HOMES:

Cage Home Article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2558403/Hong-Kongs-caged-dogs-Poverty-stricken-people-forced-live-like-animals-one-worlds-wealthiest-densely-populated-cities.html

Mini-Bamboo Home alterative: http://www.fastcoexist.com/3027444/tiny-houses-made-of-bamboo-hiding-inside-abandoned-hong-kong-factories#3

World Hunger Addressed with Insects?:

http://www.dogonews.com/2013/10/11/power-flour-aspires-to-feed-the-worlds-hungry-with-insect-protein

3-D Printers Help Address World Hunger:

http://www.dogonews.com/2013/5/27/will-3-d-printers-be-the-key-to-ending-world-hunger


DOMESTIC HELPER RESOURCES:

Domestic Workers:
http://m.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1434045/end-discriminatory-policies-towards-migrant-domestic-workers

Domestic Workers: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/14/opinion/hong-kongs-indentured-servants.html?_r=0
http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1435550/help-wanted-extent-maid-abuse-laid-bare

http://hongkong.coconuts.co/2015/02/10/breaking-erwianas-employer-found-guilty


RACISM:

http://www.timeout.com.hk/feature-stories/features/53859/racism-2012-melting-pot.html

http://www.unison.org.hk/mission.php

http://hk-magazine.com/city-living/article/fermi-wong

http://varsity.com.cuhk.edu.hk/index.php/2014/12/fermi-wong-wai-fun/

Videos for Racism:
Animation on racism: http://youtu.be/-CIhzL-kSOY

Stop motion gummy bear animation on racism: http://youtu.be/YbNR5oMNp1s

Animation on racism- learned from family - http://youtu.be/ScL6QNVDnTY

Video on racism- good information shared/pictures - http://youtu.be/8E4GnLGBpJc

Puppet Pal Anti-racism video (animated) - http://youtu.be/5M6P3qQhcYg

Example of using puppets to convey a message: http://youtu.be/f74rawHBfac


POVERTY:
http://www.go.asia/is-there-hunger-in-hong-kong/

https://www.crossroads.org.hk/
Action videos:
My dream video- from Kibera school, Kenya: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_qR528LfR8

Plastic bottle action lights up homes in Philippines video: http://www.wimp.com/lightenup/

Plastic bottle action helps families light homes in Chile video: http://youtu.be/jAqYS3OIJFg

Feeding and cleaning the homeless video: http://youtu.be/y_3BEwpv0dM

Caring for children in India when parents incarcerated video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFgKvFZDWbU
Food access video: http://youtu.be/6qVKsf0ETdA

Feed the homeless video: http://youtu.be/ZdxvRoe378Y

Support for those dealing with disasters video: http://youtu.be/mNobsFOR_kY

Free health care video: http://youtu.be/Sv5AeGgCgSs


WEALTH AND POVERTY:

http://www.news.com.au/finance/economy/oxfam-report-richest-1pc-to-own-half-of-all-wealth-by-2016/story-e6frflo9-1227190208971


http://kids4kids.org.hk/impact

RESOURCES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES:

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES:


ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITY RESOURCES:
Green Action: National Geographic: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/activities/funscience/green/

Going Green Today: http://www.goinggreentoday.com/blog/video-7-fun-green-videos-for-kids/

Recycle Guys Quick Videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/RecycleGuys/videos

Litter Adaption with Bees:

https://www.dogonews.com/2014/2/20/urban-bees-respond-to-littering-by-adopting-innovative-nest-building-techniques

Deforestation- Hope for the future:

http://www.dogonews.com/2012/8/8/amazon-rainforest-deforestation-shows-positive-trends


WATER POLLUTION:
http://plasticfreeseas.org/

Article on Ocean Pollution and Overfishing: http://www.theherald.com.au/story/1848433/the-ocean-is-broken/

Coral Reef Changes:

http://www.dogonews.com/2013/9/6/are-coral-reefs-adapting-to-climate-change

http://www.beachwq.gov.hk/en/index.aspx

http://www.oceanpark.com.hk/html/en/conservation/current-issues/marine-debris.html
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/magazine/physicstoday/article/68/2/10.1063/PT.3.2697


AIR POLLUTION:

Air Pollution:

https://www.dogonews.com/2014/2/5/can-artificial-rain-giant-shower-heads-and-vacuum-cleaners-solve-chinas-smog-problem


FOOD WASTE RESOURCES:

Foodlink Organization: http://www.foodlinkfoundation.org/v5/

Foodwaste: http://shrinkthatfootprint.com/

Hong Kong could be overwhelmed with rubbish by the end of this decade, warns environment chief sc.mp/j86oq

Foodwaste Explained- video: http://youtu.be/uvPs61c-9CI

http://www.greenqueen.com.hk/eco-insights-save-veggies-reduce-produce-waste/ http://www.go.asia/category/food-waste_fact/ http://www.thinkeatsave.org/index.php/bread-run-in-hong-kong-helps-prevent-food-waste

http://feedinghk.org/food-waste-stats/
Ending overfishing video: http://youtu.be/F6nwZUkBeas

Foodwaste action: Foodlink: http://youtu.be/o16tRdhrj4I



GENERAL WASTE:
http://plasticfreeseas.org/ http://green-dot-home.com.hk/abtus.html http://gogreen.hkfyg.org.hk/page.aspx?corpname=gogreen&i=2600 https://www.crossroads.org.hk/

http://www.insitu.com.hk/blog/?p=1465

http://dbgreen.org/?p=121

https://journeytotheplasticocean.wordpress.com/2013/01/30/reduce-reuse-recycle/

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ACTION RESOURCE VIDEOS

Paper Beats Plastic video: http://youtu.be/2L4B-Vpvx1A

Activism through cartoons: http://www.ted.com/talks/maya_penn_meet_a_young_entrepreneur_cartoonist_designer_activist?utm_source=email&source=email&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ios-share#t-85090

Speaking up against gender bias toys: Activism: http://www.ted.com/talks/mckenna_pope_want_to_be_an_activist_start_with_your_toys?utm_source=email&source=email&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ios-share#t-6853


Change the World in 5 Minutes Every Day at School: http://youtu.be/oROsbaxWH0M


Energy conservation with windmill: http://youtu.be/G8yKFVPOD6o


Build awareness by creating videos.
Examples:
Global Warning animation: http://youtu.be/I9tCenQh3Rw

Sustainability animation: http://youtu.be/B5NiTN0chj0

Soap project- save lives in impoverished countries: http://youtu.be/gC-wbGMLh1g

More action resource videos:

The Story of Solutions
Change the World in 5 Minutes - Everyday at School
Chicken a la Carte
An Introduction to We Are What We Do
Stubbies World Change Challenge
Grade 5 Exhibition: Sharing the Planet

Humourous Videos connected to saving the planet:

The Animals Save the Planet - Supermarket Bags
Farting cow
The Animals Save the Planet - Energy Efficient Penguin

Collected by Debbie Alvarez