The purpose of this lesson is to begin an investigation of the state of the environment and observe the effects of pollution on it. The students begin to strategize about their responsibility to be environmentalists.
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Unit: Earth Connections
Unit: Saving the Monarch
This lesson will culminate with the learners raising money in order to buy milkweed plants or seeds to plant in a Monarch Butterfly garden. They will appreciate that caring for the environment and the plants and animals is good stewardship of the earth and the civic responsibility of everyone....
The purpose of this lesson is to assist students in identifying the different sectors in our society and the role each plays.
Unit: One Person's Trash
The purpose of this lesson is have the learners plan and set up an Art Exhibit and Auction to create an awareness of the problems associated with waste disposal within their community, and raise funds to contribute to a locally identified non-profit organization that promotes recycling efforts/...
Unit: Earth Keepers
This lesson is a reflection on the beach clean-up experience. ...
Students write a persuasive essay to describe their observations and become advocates of preserving and protecting the Earth. This essay may be published in the local or school newspaper or entered into a writing contest.
Unit: This I Can Do!
This lesson will familiarize students with the concept of stewardship and the practice of that stewardship by problem-solving what an individual or group can do to take care of our natural environment. While written for a Catholic Elementary School, this lesson may be easily adapted...