Course Syllabus


Sustainable Development Goals and Design Thinking: Design a Seed Saver

Bring real-world issues to the classroom using Design Thinking to solve food security problems highlighted by the UN Sustainable Development Goals. During this webinar, you will discover how students can design seed savers from simple materials to protect seeds for future use. You will be provided with a step-by-step look at a classroom-ready learning experience for grade K-9 students. Options for incorporating technology in the design using a micro:bit will also be explored

Course Outcomes

By the end of this webinar, you will:

    1. Identify opportunities for student design thinking using the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a starting point.
    2. Examine how students can design a seed saver to work towards SDG 2: Zero Hunger.


This course is part of a webinar. To obtain your completion badge for this course you will have to complete a self-reflection.

Grade Level

This course is suitable for educators teaching Kindergarten to Grade 9.

Estimate Duration

This course should take you 30 minutes to complete.

Earn your badge 

You will have to complete a self-reflection to receive your digital badge. This badge can be added to your professional portfolio. Completion of this webinar counts towards the requirements for the Learning Pathway: STEM Cross-Curricular Learning.

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