Welcome to the Global Goals Advent Calendar! With the holiday season fast approaching Green-Schools wanted to take the opportunity to introduce the Global Goals through both fun and engaging activities themed around advent season. These activities were specifically curated to take minimal time and preparation. We hope you enjoy, and do not forget to share your work by tagging @GreenSchoolsIre on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #GSAdventGoals!  

Complete the chain!

Start here with downloading the chain lesson plan, then follow along and complete a chain each day when you finish the Global Goals activity.

Global Goal 1: No Poverty | Monday, November 28th

To kick off the first day of the Global Goals advent calendar, learn about poverty, an often difficult topic to introduce to students, by watching this engaging video with a positive twist. 

Click here to download Discussion Questions for Global Goal 1

Global Goal 2: Zero Hunger | Tuesday, November 29th

Explore Global Goal 2: Zero Hunger by investigating the issues around food waste, and how you and your school can prevent it! 

Click here to download Activity Sheet for Global Goal 2

Global Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being | Wednesday, November 30th

Global Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being isn’t just about exercise, it’s also about ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all. Investigate the importance of air quality and dive into an experiment where you will test the air quality in and around your school!

Click here to download Activity Sheet for Global Goal 3

Global Goal 4: Quality Education | Thursday, December 1st

Global Goal 4: Learn about Malala Yousafzai and her fight for Global Goal 4: Quality Education! Then have an engaging discussion about learning as a right and what we can do to raise awareness about the importance of education for all.  

Click here to download Discussion Questions for Global Goal 4

Global Goal 5: Gender Equality | Friday, December 2nd

Come learn about the relationship of Global Goal 5: Gender Equality and how it relates to the gender pay gap and gender stereotyping with Joanne!  

Click here to download Activity Sheet for Global Goal 5

Global Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation | Monday, December 5th

Globally more than 884 million people do not have safe water to drink, which is why Global Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation is so important! Learn about water filtration with this hands-on experiment! 

Click here to download Activity Sheet for Global Goal 6

Global Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy | Tuesday, December 6th

Explore the story of energy through this enlightening activity, do not forget your test your knowledge with the quiz!

Click here to download Activity Sheet for Global Goal 7