'A footprint means pressing down and global means world, so 'global footprint' means pressing down on the world and we don't want to press too hard' (child's definition of a Global Footprint)
what is Global Learning? CoreKnowledge Key Skills Values and Attitudes what is sustainability? what about climate change?
what about climate change?

Food Glossary

Famine: a serious shortage of food which may result in extreme hunger, starvation and death

Food miles: the distance any particular food travels from where it is grown to where it is eaten.

Fossil fuels: Carbon-based sources of energy formed in the ground millions of years from the remains of dead plants and animals. Oil, natural gas, and coal are fossil fuels.

Interdependence: the way in which people, regions and countries are linked and the way in which each is affected by another’s decisions and actions. 

Malnutrition: Not having enough nourishing food with the adequate amounts of protein, vitamins, minerals, calories, etc. to support growth and development.

Obesity: a condition where people are more than 20 percent above what is considered to be a healthy weight for their age, height and bone structure. Obesity increases the risk of many health conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.


Pesticides: Chemicals used to kill insects. They can be dangerous to humans when they breathe or touch the chemicals.