To introduce students to Andrew Carnegie as one of the outstanding early philanthropists of the United States.
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To understand the workings of a large foundation that distributes major capital gifts and programmatic gifts like scholarships for higher education....
To expose students to the history and philosophy of generosity in order to better understand why and how we should be generous.
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: Concepts of Leadership
To enable students to describe the social and economic consequences of overpopulation as well as philosophical issues that affect government policies and decision-making about economic issues.
Students examine their personal healthy habits and their school (and neighborhood) environments to collect information about nutrition and fitness in the community. Students consider what changes they can make to the...
Unit: Earth Connections
In this lesson, students will understand how reusing, reducing and recycling can save resources and reduce pollution. They will investigate and begin to strategize about what they can do in their school, homes and community to reduce pollution.
Learners will identify elements of their own beliefs and values, establish how their personal system of values and beliefs developed and establish connections to community values and beliefs. Learners' understanding of their value systems may then be applied to develop understanding the...
Unit: Oil Changes Everything
The purpose of this lesson is to heighten the awareness of the public about oil spills and the environmental issues they can cause. Learners will actively participate in an advertising campaign advocating for legislation to protect wildlife from human caused disasters like oil spills....