International Mountain Day (December 11)

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Link to Resource: http://www.fao.org/international-mountain-day/en/
Resource Type:Commemorative Days and Events; Outreach Programs
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Summary:"The United Nations General Assembly designated December 11th as """"International Mountain Day."""" As of 2003, it has been observed every year to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development and to build alliances that will bring positive change to mountain peoples and environments around the world."
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; mountain; united nations
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