The purpose of this lesson is to guide learners to participate in caring for our Earth by engaging in activities of environmental stewardship.
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Unit: Earth Keepers
Unit: Philanthropy—A Day at the Beach
This lesson is a reflection on the beach clean-up experience.
Introduce the concept of philanthropy and guide the learners to be philanthropists who take volunteer action for the common good.
Unit: Growing an Environmental Steward
Young people research the ecosystems around their own homes, school, and community, so they can be better informed stewards about conservation.
Unit: Climate Change Challenge
Youth research current data and stories about climate change and ways to reverse the damage caused by human activity. Through discussion and research, they establish things they can do personally and as a team as environmental stewards.
Unit: Pitch In Philanthropic Puppet Project
Young people perform their puppet plays in order to teach others about environmental issues. They reflect on this project by writing an answer to some essential questions of the unit: What does it mean to be a philanthropist? What does it mean to be an environmentalist?
Unit: One Person's Trash
This lesson helps learners see the potential for reusing materials rather than throwing them away. They research and contact community organizations that support recycling efforts.
Unit: Watershed S.O.S.
The purpose of the lesson is to educate learners about watersheds, ways in which water pollution occurs, and how important proper use of watersheds is to them. After understanding the importance of the watersheds, they will recognize that wise usage of their local watershed is an example...
Unit: Grow Involved K-2
A read aloud story demonstrates caring and philanthropy related to environmental stewardship and animal welfare.
Unit: Building a Community Garden Santuary
Participants define what they want to accomplish for the community garden and identify a place that is available and has the right conditions. This requires research and permissions.