The purpose of this lesson is to acquaint the learners with the four different types of desert regions and their physical characteristics.
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In this lesson, the students read about some of the religious practices of the Aztec Empire and discuss the practice of human sacrifice to appease the gods. Students discuss the concept of sacrifice for the common good and debate how far we go in sacrificing for the common good.
Students research the work of historical figures who have influenced society through their philanthropic actions, especially working for the principles of justice, tolerance, and equality to promote civil society.
Through analyzing a Ted Talk by Robin Wall Kimmerer, participants develop their understanding of what it means to respond with gratitude to the gifts from the Earth. Participants expand their awareness of the interdependent relationship between humans and nature. Kimmerer motivates and...
Students identify issues in their school or community they feel they could have the courage to stand up for.
Learners discover examples of courage by learning about a hero, Nelson Mandela, whose actions changed the course of history.