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.
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This lesson explores how electricity is created, used, measured, and conserved. Through the use of data collection tables, students measure and analyze their families' electrical energy consumption. Students learn about the various renewable and non-renewable resources available to produce...
Raise the learners' awareness of responsible energy usage in their school. Learners propose ways to promote environmental stewardship of renewable and non-renewable energy sources.
Unit: You Light up My Life
The purpose of this lesson is to show learners how electricity is used, measured, recorded and calculated. Through the use of data collection tables, this lesson will help students realize how much electrical energy their families consume. They will also develop an understanding of renewable and...
The purpose of this lesson is to increase the learners’ knowledge of various types of renewable energy. The learners will research those resources and develop a plan for an area to implement its energy stewardship.
This lesson will help the learners understand how basic energy conservation and energy efficiency choices can impact their family energy costs and reduce the amount of energy consumed.
Students learn about climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. Students discuss the issue and motivations for giving for the common good. Through discussion and brainstorming, students establish things they can do personally and as a team to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
This lesson includes a simulation that helps children understand the number of people in the world who are food insecure. The simulation generates empathy for the injustice of the unequal distribution of food. They learn that food is unequally distributed and discuss how they feel about taking...
Unit: Grow Involved 6-8
The students learn about environmental stewardship and its importance to the common good by viewing a documentary and/or through print information. Students will decide on and carry out a service project that demonstrates environmental stewardship.