Dr. Scott & Cyndi Brown Family Grant: A Trip to the United Nations

  • School Year: 2017-2018
  • Applicants: Montse Rich, Lead Teacher
  • School: Charter Oak
  • Subjects: Visual Arts, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, World Language

In this unique experience, 70 students in the 5th grade from Charter Oak International Academy will be able to visit the United Nations in New York City. The students will learn how the United Nations deals with issues such as promotion of human rights, disarmament, peacekeeping and sustainable development. The students will see remnants of the nuclear explosions in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and will also have an opportunity to view a briefing by a UN representative on a specific topic. These students will also participate in a human rights forum with high school students to extend their learning.

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