UNITED NATIONS WATER CHALLENGE BADGE
The water challenge badge is designed to help educate
children and young people about the crucial role water plays
for life on our planet.
This includes basic background information on water,
the water cycle and how water sustains life, as well as outlining
why humans need clean water and sanitation to stay healthy.
The badge looks at the different factors which affect our water
supply (such as over-use, pollution, natural hazards and climate
change) and considers how water can be conserved and used more
efficiently. Naturally, some of this material will be more appropriate
for certain ages than others. Leaders should select the topics and
level of detail most appropriate for their group. For example, you
may wish to skip the more complicated issues with younger groups,
but you will probably wish to conduct further research beyond the
badge with older groups.
The second part of it contains the badge curriculum:
a range of activities and ideas to stimulate learning and motivate
children and young people to save water and engage in efforts to
increase equitable access to clean water.