Students utilize classroom learning and multimedia projects to identify key aspects of urban ecosystems and explore the concept of environmental justice locally and globally.
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Unit: Oil Changes Everything
This lesson will allow the learners to experience the human impact on ecosystems by participating in an event-based investigation.
Learners demonstrate knowledge and awareness of the importance of the Great Lakes, their respective ecosystems, and citizen responsibility to protect the waterways.
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...
The purpose of this lesson is to give students a chance to investigate the effects of dams on the ecosystem of a region (the long-term effects that are not anticipated).
Through analyzing a Ted Talk by Robin Wall Kimmerer, participants develop their understanding of what it means to respond with gratitude to the gifts from the Earth. Participants expand their awareness of the interdependent relationship between humans and nature. Kimmerer motivates and...
The purpose of the lesson is to help learners understand the importance of watersheds and ways in which they can reduce water pollution in their watershed. ...
Students view a film and explore facts and research about hunger. They brainstorm what they know and need to know (KWL). Then, they receive a challenge in the form of a letter to research and propose solutions to food insecurity related to food production.