FC: Minority Studies 21st Century Project Instructions
1: What are the 21st Century Themes?
2: Participating effectively in civic life through knowing how to stay informed and understanding governmental processes Exercising the rights and obligations of citizenship at local, state, national and global levels Understanding the local and global implications of civic decisions | http://www.p21.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=258&Itemid=120 | Civic Literacy
3: What do you have to do? | How many? At least 3
4: Environmental Literacy | Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the environment and the circumstances and conditions affecting it, particularly as relates to air, climate, land, food, energy, water and ecosystems Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of society’s impact on the natural world (e.g., population growth, population development, resource consumption rate, etc.) Investigate and analyze environmental issues, and make accurate conclusions about effective solutions Take individual and collective action towards addressing environmental challenges (e.g., participating in global actions, designing solutions that inspire action on environmental issues) http://www.p21.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=830&Itemid=120
5: What do you have to do? | Illustrate how you would solve the water issue among Turkey, Syria and Iraq.
6: Financial Literacy | Knowing how to make appropriate personal economic choices Understanding the role of the economy in society Using entrepreneurial skills to enhance workplace productivity and career options http://www.p21.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=257&Itemid=120
7: What do you have to do? | Illustrate your answer to one of the Oil Crisis: What Would You Do? questions.
8: Health Literacy | Obtaining, interpreting and understanding basic health information and services and using such information and services in ways that are health enhancing Understanding preventive physical and mental health measures, including proper diet, nutrition, exercise, risk avoidance and stress reduction Using available information to make appropriate health-related decisions Establishing and monitoring personal and family health goals Understanding national and international public health and safety issues http://www.p21.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=259&Itemid=120
9: What do you have to do? | Illustrate the health issues faced by those who survived the 9-11-2001 Terrorist Attack