Young people gain awareness of the negative effects of air pollution, especially asthma. They research and identify some of the sources of air pollution in the school and community and possible ways to improve air quality in these areas.
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Unit: Air Pollution and Asthma
Unit: Responsible Energy Use
Raise the learners' awareness of responsible energy usage in their daily practice and global energy choices. They connect environmental stewardship to the use of renewable and non-renewable energy sources.
Unit: Climate Change Challenge
Youth research current data and stories about climate change and ways to reverse the damage caused by human activity. Through discussion and research, they establish things they can do personally and as a team as environmental stewards.
Unit: Urban EdVenture Course by the Westminster Schools
To work together, see the big picture, and think about the connection between individuals in the group as students participate in the activity.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
Young people recognize that nature is an important part of their world that needs their responsible care.
Unit: We Can All Do Our Share
The purpose of this lesson is to demonstrate that being in a group (or community) requires cooperation, working together, getting along, and resolving conflicts. The activity enables the children to accomplish this while having fun at the same time.
Unit: Our Playful Community
Young people play with other children, showing that trust, collaboration, and thinking of the good of all are part of fun group activities.
Unit: Early American Influences
Introduce the philanthropic behavior of Native Americans through the speech attributed to Chief Seattle, using the book Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: The Words of Chief Seattle.
Unit: One Person's Trash
In this lesson, we learn about landfills and the global and local management of trash.
Unit: This Land Is Our Land (Stewardship) (Private-Religious)
This lesson will help students learn the value of taking care of the world. It will help them form a connection with nature and want to protect the things that G-d created.