Participants identify the impact of humans on lakes and rivers and their respective ecosystems, and citizen responsibility to protect the waterways.
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Unit: My Water, Our Water
Learners will describe how communities were aided by the philanthropy of late nineteenth century industrialists.
Unit: TeachOne Back to School
Students learn about the environmental effect of crayons and their own power to make an impact. Students collect gently used crayons from restaurants and other places in the community. They sort them by color, repackage them sustainably for re-use, and add a kind note. They learn about the...
Students reflect on the value of art in communicating feelings and culture, while taking part in service to the community. They teach an art lesson to young children to encourage self-expression. They plan an environmental service project that puts crayons in the hands of young children. The...
Unit: Sharing Our World
Students conduct Internet research to gain a better understanding of the changes that have occurred in the environment and animal habitats since the 1700s.
The learner will develop an awareness of organic/sustainable foods as an alternative, earth-friendly way to eat. This lesson encourages the learners to evaluate their choices when they and their families purchase food products. Students identify how organic/sustainable foods contribute to their...
The purpose of this lesson is to give students a chance to investigate the effects of dams on the ecosystem of a region (the long-term effects that are not anticipated).
Jane Addams is used as a model to demonstrate a philanthropist in action, improving many situations, not only in the city of Chicago, but also at state, national and international levels.
The purpose of this lesson is to help students to better understand life in emerging nations and to investigate the needs of selected countries.