Energy and the Millennium Development Goals
Energy is vital to achieving the MDGs
Access to energy in developing countries is vital if we are to achieve the 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. This resource comprises of a PowerPoint presentation then a short activity to confirm students understanding of how the two are linked.
PowerPoint to introduce both the MDGs and energy then explore through activities how global energy access is essential to meet the MDGs.
Student Worksheet 1
Icons of the 8 MDGs and their descriptions for students to cut out, match and paste onto worksheet 2
Student worksheet 2
Students stick icons from worksheet 1 onto this sheet then write or draw how energy is needed to achieve each of the MDGs. This sheet needs to be printed out in A3.
Progress made towards the MDGs in 2012