Using technology, students will work in a cooperative team to explore the effects of industrialization on wildlife.
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Unit: Sharing Our World
Learners will describe the importance of Core Democratic Values in a democratic government and analyze the way they support philanthropy.
Learners demonstrate knowledge and awareness of the importance of the Great Lakes, their respective ecosystems, and citizen responsibility to protect the waterways.
Learners will understand that for profit and non-profit organizations help bring about breakthroughs in modern science/medicine. These contributions to the common good require the support of philanthropists, large and small.
Using the example of Benjamin Franklin’s philanthropy, learners will research the work of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and analyze why their work cannot wholly be replicated by government.
Students examine their own eating habits, compare them to national health standards, and develop plans for improving them. Then they share their learning to promote a healthier community. Each student selects a single nutritional aspect to study and then creates an awareness poster about that ...
Unit: Watch Me Grow
The students respond to a story in which a child inspires her neighborhood to improve a vacant lot. The students recognize that they can have a positive impact on others. The class decides on a philanthropic project related to the literature that will benefit the school or larger community.
The intent of this lesson is to illustrate the relationship between air quality and its critical role in personal health concerns. Consequently, the awareness gained will serve to develop a sense of urgency in the quest for clean air.
Unit: Bullying Prevention Plan
In this lesson, learners will explore and address the following questions: Who are the minority voices of the past and how has the civil society sector stepped in to protect their rights? What actions were effective? What public policies are in place to protect them? Who are the bullied today...