To expose learners to first-hand accounts of the function of non-profits in various nations of the world, and share that information with the class.
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Unit: Whose Job Is It?
Unit: Are You a River Keeper?
This lesson explores the roles of government, nonprofits, businesses/farms and households in responding to water quality issues. Students will review why water is a scarce natural resource, human causes of water pollution, and possible agents of change in...
Learners will understand responsible citizenship needed to be committed to saving the Great Lakes ecosystems. Learners will participate in a service-learning activity, demonstrating commitment to saving the Great Lakes ecosystems.
Instructor Note: To assist in obtaining...
Students view a film and explore facts and research about hunger. They brainstorm what they know and need to know (KWL). Then, they receive a challenge in the form of a letter to research and propose solutions to food insecurity related to food production.
Learners will be introduced to the concept of philanthropy, evaluate the role of philanthropy in the smooth functioning of government, and describe the role of families in shaping a democratic society.
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.
The purpose of this lesson is to assist students in identifying ways the different sectors have demonstrated community stewardship through philanthropy.
Students examine how their personal choices with money and debt affect other people. The group will explore the following question: As consumers, how might the choices we make affect global poverty? The students plan and carry out a service project that advocates for financial responsibility....
This lesson provides students with insight into the reasons why people flee their homes and what nonprofits and individuals do to support these vulnerable people and help them rebuild their lives. Through video and research, students gain the opportunity to imagine the life of a refugee, his/her...