Learners will understand that for profit and non-profit organizations help bring about breakthroughs in modern science/medicine. These contributions to the common good require the support of philanthropists, large and small.
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The purpose of this lesson is to assist students in identifying ways the different sectors have demonstrated community stewardship through philanthropy.
Unit: Are You a River Keeper?
This lesson explores the roles of government, nonprofits, businesses/farms and households in responding to water quality issues. Students will review why water is a scarce natural resource, human causes of water pollution, and possible agents of change in...
Learners will understand responsible citizenship needed to be committed to saving the Great Lakes ecosystems. Learners will participate in a service-learning activity, demonstrating commitment to saving the Great Lakes ecosystems.
Instructor Note: To assist in obtaining...
Unit: Pilgrim's Progress
This lesson introduces the students to the definition of philanthropy and tells how the Native Americans were philanthropic toward the Pilgrims. Students carry out their own “random acts of kindness.”
Students examine how their personal choices with money and debt affect other people. The group will explore the following question: As consumers, how might the choices we make affect global poverty? The students plan and carry out a service project that advocates for financial responsibility....