Students will examine the role and impact of nonprofit organizations within their community and prepare to interview representatives.
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The purpose of this lesson is to have students differentiate between various philanthropic organizations.
Unit: Sharing Our World
Students gain awareness of the negative effects of air pollution, especially asthma. Students identify some of the sources of air pollution in the school and community and possible ways to improve air quality in these areas.
Unit: Cool Kids Compost
The lesson introduces the concept of recycling food waste by composting. Students investigate food waste in their school and the nation, and gain awareness of recycling food waste as a better way to care for the earth. The class communicates in writing their plans for and results of a food-waste...
The purpose of this lesson is to have students develop appropriate interview questions, interview a philanthropic organization, and present information to the class. This lesson is a continuation from Lesson One: Characterizing Philanthropic People.
The learners will investigate the roles of contemporary and historic Latino philanthropists. They will look at a creative approach to "capacity building" in Latino organizations as created by the 2003 winners of the Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking...
Literature and primary documents help students understand the role of the Constitution for the United States. Students understand the three branches of government described in the first three articles. Students will then use the Internet to research their state officials and will design a...