This lesson centers on the basic needs and purposes of plants, as well as people. The discussion will include the fact that plants have needs and a purpose, and people have needs and responsibilities.
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Unit: Philanthropy in Bloom
Unit: Philanthropy and You
The purpose of this lesson is to examine the tradition of giving and sharing in early Native American communities and to help children understand and recognize philanthropy in other cultures.
This lesson introduces Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her involvement with the woman's movement. Students put her work in the context of the time and compare her strategy and impact to other movements. ...
Learners will construct a questionnaire as a needs assessment tool to determine the roles of senior citizens in their community during World War II. Learners will interview the seniors at a local seniors’ residence to obtain primary source information....
Students will understand the impact that philanthropy has worldwide both locally and worldwide. The final experiential component will have students celebrating the good works of local philanthropists (Champions for the Common Good), and engaging in philanthropic activities themselves by planning...
Unit: Around the World
Learners will investigate the five themes of geography as applicable to Europe, discover traditional examples of culture, and illustrate the impact of non-profit philanthropic organizations in selected European countries.
Unit: Real Heroes
This lesson introduces the term philanthropy (private action for the common good) and helps youth recognize the relationship between community need and private action. Youth learn the meaning of philanthropy and ways in which it occurs in the home, at school, and in the community....
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...
Unit: Earth Connections
The purpose of this lesson is for students to explore the concept of the planet earth and our connection to it in the Native American traditional beliefs of “Mother Earth.”