Students collect donations, continue to motivate and inspire the other classes, and share information about the organization and how the money collected will be used. The students sort and count the money and chart the collections by classroom and by day or week. The teacher creates graphs from...
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Learners will describe the essential elements of life and democracy. They will explain that without the proper materials, plants are unable to grow and thrive; without an active citizenry, democracy cannot grow and prosper.
Unit: Oil Changes Everything
This lesson will allow the learners to have a hands-on experience investigating an oil spill. They will develop possible solutions to the problems that an oil spill creates for the environment.
Unit: Earth Connections
In this lesson students collaborate within their groups to bring their project and solution to fruition. This solution will be revised and practiced several times before it is presented and implemented.
Unit: Bully-Free Zone
The students experience and reflect on a literature book written from the view point of a reformed bully, Confessions of a Former Bully. They analyze the data collected from their survey to determine how bullying behavior affects their school. The students learn that addressing bullying...
Students write to pen pals in a different community and discuss ideas related to a service project. For example, the pen pals may plan and monitor a canned-good donation project.
Unit: Cool Kids Compost
The lesson introduces the concept of recycling food waste by composting. Students investigate food waste in their school and the nation, and gain awareness of recycling food waste as a better way to care for the earth. The class communicates in writing their plans for and results of a food-waste...
The intent of this lesson is to illustrate the relationship between air quality and its critical role in personal health concerns. Consequently, the awareness gained will serve to develop a sense of urgency in the quest for clean air.
Learners will distinguish between the many different approaches to hunger in the United States and abroad by looking at governmental versus nonprofit programs. They will describe the importance of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in dealing with the problem of hunger and reflect on the...