The purpose of this unit is to raise awareness about the impact of growth (commercial and residential) on the environment, specifically, how impervious surfaces impact the environment. Learners explore the impact of some of the following factors on the environment: population density, land...
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Using the movie or DVD Mystery of the Maya and two fables, this lesson is designed to introduce the students to the field of archeology, Mayan culture and the art of piecing together puzzles in order to better understand a culture.
Learners will recognize different job opportunities available in the nonprofit sector and understand that these different jobs require specific interests, abilities and skills.
Unit: Healthy Food Choices
Students learn about food choices as needs or wants. They read a book and discuss healthy choices. They discuss why is not always good to have everything you want. They discuss the foods we need to have healthy bodies and minds. Students create healthy food choice plates and share them to...
Students learn about the philanthropy of historical figures. Students explore how their lives have been influenced by past philanthropic acts and decide how they can benefit others.
Unit: History of Philanthropy
Students explore the history of philanthropic behavior (sharing, community collaboration, service) in ancient cultures and today, as well as compare themes of love and service in different world religion practices. ...
Learners will develop an understanding of the differences between the secular concepts of charity and philanthropy and the Jewish concept of tzedakah.