Learners will study the impact of humans on the environment of a river valley over time and recognize stewardship and the common good in a real life example.
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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...
This lesson will help students learn the value of taking care of the world. It will help them form a connection with nature and want to protect the things that G-d created.
Unit: Beautiful Me
This lesson introduces/reviews the definition of a philanthropist. Students become philanthropists themselves by taking care of trash found within their own classroom/school environment....
Having formulated an initial opinion on whether or not Americans today exhibit civic virtue, the learners will defend their positions in light of the opinions of writers. They will make a personal plan to exhibit civic virtue through civic engagement in an environmental stewardship act....
This lesson is intended to foster an understanding that natural resources require careful stewardship and that recycling is one of the ways we can guarantee that these resources will be able to continue to sustain life on "space station" Earth.
Unit: Global Garbage
Unit: Lunchroom Recycling Plan
Students organize and implement a school-based recycling plan based on research and interests of the group.
This adaptable one-period lesson plan includes a simple and powerful service project for Earth Day. The ...
Responding to the story Miss Rumphius, a book that illustrates how responsible citizens participate constructively in maintaining and enhancing the environment, the learners will understand that being a steward of the environment involves choice, commitment and inspiration....