Students learn about foundations and conduct research on one celebrity who acts as a philanthropist including the motivations for their giving.
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Unit: Why Do People Give?
Students read about Jane Addams whose philanthropy took the form of advocacy and influenced the other economic sectors (government, for-profit or business sector, and households sector) of the American economy/society.
Unit: Are You a River Keeper?
Studens understand and apply fundamental methods of testing water quality. This will include the collection, display, and interpretation of student data. Learners will understand that they are stewards of our water system and act responsibly for the common...
The purpose of this lesson is to emphasize to students that there are many types of people in the world, and we must be tolerant of everyone’s uniqueness.
Unit: One Person's Trash
The purpose of this lesson is have the learners plan and set up an Art Exhibit and Auction to create an awareness of the problems associated with waste disposal within their community, and raise funds to contribute to a locally identified non-profit organization that promotes recycling efforts/...
This lesson is designed to raise the awareness level of the learners about emergency situations that arise with very little, if any, warning. The learners will develop ways to inform others about the necessity of being prepared for both their safety as well as the...
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: Bridges for All
Americans not only have rights as citizens but also responsibilities. It is important for children to learn about these responsibilities at an early age. Students will be able to get along better in their classroom, neighborhood and community if they do their duty as good citizens.
Learners develop an understanding of the seven principles of Kwanzaa through artistic applications. Students are challenged to apply the principles to their everyday lives in a way that enhances the communities to which they belong.