Students conduct Internet research to gain a better understanding of the changes that have occurred in the environment and animal habitats since the 1700s.
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Unit: Sharing Our World
Unit: Welcome Home
The students gain a background understanding of Habitat for Humanity as both a global and local organization. As advocates, they raise awareness of the issue of poverty and affordable housing in their community.
Students learn about the Habitat for Humanity ReStore as a community resource for affordable housing materials for building and home repair. Students use comparison shopping skills and plan a service project that addresses a need in their community.
Unit: Philanthropy in History
The purpose of this lesson is for the learners to experience putting to use, in their school and/or community, what they have learned about landscape design and gardening.
The purpose of this lesson is for the learners to understand the meaning of endangered species and to explore what causes some plants and animals to become extinct. ...
Unit: Oil Changes Everything
The purpose of this lesson is to heighten the awareness of the public about oil spills and the environmental issues they can cause. Learners will actively participate in an advertising campaign advocating for legislation to protect wildlife from human caused disasters like oil spills....
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....