This lesson is designed to introduce the industrial revolution to students. They will learn about some of the key inventions that affected people in the nineteenth century and their effects on families, especially women. The work of children in supporting the family will also be explored.
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This lesson introduces Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her involvement with the woman's movement. Students put her work in the context of the time and compare her strategy and impact to other movements. ...
To introduce students to Andrew Carnegie as one of the outstanding early philanthropists of the United States.
To continue the study of philanthropist John D. Rockefeller’s influence on American culture.
To continue the study of philanthropist Andrew Carnegie’s influence on American culture. ...
Students will learn about the similarities and differences of the hunger situation in the two different classifications of countries: industrialized nations and developing nations.
Unit: Herstory in History
Students will explain that a person does not have to be rich or famous to be considered a hero or philanthropist. In addition, students will discuss the impact of the Industrial Revolution on Kate Shelley and the town of Boone, Iowa in 1881.
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...
The purpose of this lesson is to assist students in identifying ways the different sectors have demonstrated community stewardship through philanthropy.