In 2012 we're asking everyone to Take a Step for Fairtrade. It can be a simple step, like swapping your tea to Fairtrade, or a bigger step, like asking every...
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This clip introduces the concept of fair trade and the effect it has on the workers around the world. Issues such as lack of medical treatment, food and education for themselves and their families is introduced. However it also discusses how we can make a difference step by step to help these workers. For example by purchasing goods, which are fair trade certified. These products include tea, sugar and chocolate.
By introducing the idea of fair trade and the bigger picture behind it, students can then explore what products they could swap in their homes, or at school, to being fair trade. The site also explores what fair trade is. The website this clip is made for has the following page which students would then read to further develop their ideas about fair trade:
This will encourage the students to think about how small decisions we made and the people around us make can have a big effect. In addition to how those products being produced by these workers does not just affect them, but their families and communities.
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The students would also read the website page explaining fair trade. Then as part of a think pair share activity, students would individually write down what they feel to be the most significant part of what fair trade is and its affects, and something they could do to have a positive effect on it. Then share with a partner their thought.
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