Students will be taking the role of city planners and will design a sound community by addressing land use and opportunity costs.
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This lesson introduces the idea of sharing in a situation where there is a scarcity of resources. The Land of Many Colors is a published book written by children teaches the concept of tolerance of differences. Students discuss how children have the power to...
The purpose of this lesson is to teach learners how to give charity, to whom one should give charity, and to what extent/amount of charity is to be given. The lesson follows the examples and teachings of Maimonides (the Rambam) as well as interpretations and extensions of ancient Biblical laws...
This lesson will teach learners G-d’s appreciation for trees and the importance of planting and preserving trees for our future. The learners will identify these concepts in Biblical verses, Talmudic passages and modern Jewish associations. They will also develop an understand of and an...
Unit: Growing Our Future
Learners will use their time and talent to pot and care for young trees. They will identify the needs of the trees. They will discuss possible common areas to plant the trees.
Students learn facts about water availability in the world and compare water resources. Through a hands-on activity, they explore the concept of water contaminants. They discuss the importance of protecting the water supply and conserving water. They examine their own water footprint (water...
Students utilize classroom learning and multimedia projects to identify key aspects of urban ecosystems and explore the concept of environmental justice locally and globally.
Unit: Earth Connections
The purpose of this lesson is to begin an investigation of the state of the environment and observe the effects of pollution on it. The students begin to strategize about their responsibility to be environmentalists.