In this lesson, students learn about the interconnectedness of nature and the impact of people on the environment. Students are motivated by literature to teach others the importance of trees in our ecosystem. In an optional Extension of the lesson, they design and make posters with a “Save the...
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Students explore the concept of stewardship of natural resources. They examine the effects of human intervention on ecosystems that include water resources.
The students will analyze their community through their own eyes and the “eyes” of the media noting how taking care of the Earth is demonstrating Environmental Stewardship. They will describe their community using the five themes of geography. They will note the environment of...
Students recognize that they belong to a global community that shares resources and interests. Learners define stewardship and exhibit responsibility by helping to care for our "small world."
Learners demonstrate knowledge and awareness of the importance of the Great Lakes, their respective ecosystems, and citizen responsibility to protect the waterways.
In lesson one, Global Issues, students looked at problems and solutions in other parts of the world. (Note: It is not necessary to do Global Issues before doing this lesson) In this lesson, they examine their community from their own eyes, the “eyes” of...
Unit: Growing Our Future
The learners will use their time, talent, and treasure for the common good by transplanting trees in a common area.
Learners will use their time and talent to pot and care for young trees. They will identify the needs of the trees. They will discuss possible common areas to plant the trees.