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.
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Unit: Climate Change Challenge
Unit: Power to the People through Action
Participants cite philanthropic historical events on a timeline. They focus on events in which the nonprofit sector was used to make positive changes in society....
Unit: Character Education: Courage (Grade 6)
Learners explore stories about a hero, Nelson Mandela, whose actions changed the course of history....
Unit: Compliments Can Change the World!
In response to the book, Thank You, Mr. Falker, the children identify the negative effects of bullying or exclusion. They explore the effects of positive treatment and respect for others.
Unit: Money and the Common Good
Every day, we make choices about what to eat based on our health and what we like and can afford. As global citizens who care about the good of all, we can also be aware of making food choices based on our impact on an interconnected system.
Unit: Food for Thought Middle School Unit by the Westminster Schools
To help students understand how to use their voices to advocate for causes about which they care. ...
For students to choose a cause to which they have a personal connection and write letters to advocate for change.
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
In this lesson, students define serial reciprocity as "paying it forward." They compare the concept of paying it forward (serial reciprocity) with the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They brainstorm issues and campaigns they can address to make an impact that ripples forward as a result of...
Unit: Character Education: Responsibility (Grade 8)
Through writing, learners reflect on their own plans for taking responsibility rather than leaving things to others. ...
Unit: Three Chinese Stories
Based on the book The Runaway Rice Cake, the group writes a familiar story from a different perspective. The moral of the story is that when the character gives generously and from the heart, the giver is also rewarded in some way....