This lesson is intended to foster an understanding that natural resources require careful stewardship and that recycling is one of the ways we can guarantee that these resources will be able to continue to sustain life on "space station" Earth.
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We discuss the joy of giving, as well as various ways to give through doing kind acts for people in the community. We learn how GivingTuesday is a day of giving that combines efforts with others around the world to make a big difference. Children follow their own interestes to make someone smile...
The learners will view a video and pictures to understand the plight of refugees. They will compare and contrast their own lives with those of refugee children. They will define the words philanthropy and empathy and brainstorm ideas for acting philanthropically to addess the...
Students sequence the story of Carly. They view the "How Does It Feel?" poster and discuss their interpretation of its message. Students listen and respond to the true story of a reugee girl in the book The Whispering Cloth....
Inspired by stories of service, students gain understanding of philanthropy concepts and actions. They brainstorm acts of kindness and determine how they will contribute to the common good.
Unit: Real Heroes
Students research and present information on the pros and cons of various types of renewable energy. Student groups make a plan to advocate for energy stewardship in the community.