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The Complex Causes of Famine<< Back to All
What is famine and why do famines happen? Using class discussion, a radio story, and an interactive timeline, students will investigate the complex causes of famines, both in modern times and throughout history.
- Students will be able to define famine.
- Students will explore some of the different factors that either contribute to the severity of famines or mitigate them.
- Students will learn about different famines throughout history and discuss the similarities and differences in the causes.
Famine, cause and effect, international aid, collectivization
Susan Dodge, M.S. Ed for Creative Curriculum