The students will learn to distinguish the difference between wants and needs. They will distinguish between wants and needs by completing an activity in which they must categorize items into wants or needs. Students will learn that many times refugees are without resources to meet basic needs...
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During this lesson students use what they have learned about needs and wants to determine what items they would take with them if they were forced to flee their homes. Students make decisions as to what things they must leave behind. They learn that many times refugees must leave their homes...
This lesson teaches students how to journal about their own experiences and feelings. It is intended to be taught in conjunction with a student project of civic engagement or service. The project provides content and a context for journaling about personal experience.
Students learn facts about the global threat of malaria and methods for fighting its spread. Students learn one way they can take action against malaria through fundraising to purchase insecticide-treated bed nets.
Sometimes it is wise to follow the advice of others and at other times it will only bring disaster. To know when to obey can be the problem. This lesson will focus on stories from South Africa, Morocco and Nigeria and character traits valued in those cultures.
Unit: Doing Our Share
Unit: Community Impact
Students explore the choices they have and the influences that make up their identity. They choose a method of presentation to share a representation of their identities and how their identities contribute to the common good.
This is an introduction to the differences and similarities between temperate and tropical rainforests. The group discusses patterns in where rainforests are located, and they begin to research characteristics and gain awareness of their biodiversity.