Students use what they learned about composting to plan and develop a service plan that meets a need related to food waste and environmental stewardship. They reflect on the impact of their service and share that with peers and/or families.
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Unit: Cool Kids Compost
Unit: Each One, Teach One
Learners identify the issues related to trash and litter and determine each person's role and responsibility for environmental stewardship.
The purpose of this lesson is to give the students background information on how philanthropic organizations help to perpetuate the Core Democratic Values.
Unit: Save a Drop For Me
Learners will become familiar with business, governmental, nonprofit and/or individual efforts to keep our water supply clean and promote the common good. Through art they will illustrate techniques for water conservation that everyone can use.
This lesson is designed to raise the awareness level of the learners about emergency situations that arise with very little, if any, warning. The learners will develop ways to inform others about the necessity of being prepared for both their safety as well as the...
What are watersheds and why are they important? Students recognize that wise usage and protection of their local watershed is an example of environmental stewardship.
Unit: Pet Care and Safety
This lesson is based on key terms and vocabulary dealing with animal welfare and animal care. Concepts will be defined and discussed in a whole group setting. Learners will compare their own needs to a pet's needs....
It’s important for learners of all ages to understand that animals are living, feeling beings. This lesson encourages children to think about animals and animal welfare particularly as it applies to pets. It will help them understand that animals need and want...