The purpose of this lesson is for learners to apply their knowledge of the environmental impact of impervious surfaces in their community and propose alternative solutions.
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By reviewing, debating, and voting on a final set of classroom rules that will govern classroom behavior, students will learn and participate in a democratic process related to the rule of law.
Unit: Landscape Legacies
The purpose of this lesson is to introduce students to The Group of Seven, a group of artists whose intent was to establish a national identity, a sense of pride and original style for Canada, inspired by the environment. This was a philanthropic endeavor for the common good of all...
The learners will explore the four economic sectors and the responsibility to care for the environment. They will determine how they are responsible for environmental stewardship and create a plan for what they can do to help.
This lesson will familiarize students with the concept of stewardship and the practice of stewardship by problem solving actions an individual or group can do to take care of our natural environment.
Unit: Buzzing is BEE-lieving
As students work as "insect investigators," they become more aware of their environment and become familiar with several insects and their unique characteristics. This activity is best used in spring or fall.
Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
Students will create class rules by determining what they would like their classroom to look like, feel like, and sound like in order for it to be a safe, fair, and fun learning environment. They will come to a consensus about what behaviors will lead to this goal, and...
Unit: Beneficial Bees
Students explore the roles of bees in a hive and as pollinators. They learn about reasons their population numbers have been declining in recent years. The design a project to help beautify their school and help the larger environment by attracting bees. They may write a letter or...