Working with current statistics, youth articulate the repercussions of rainforest destruction and how this destruction may personally affect them if deforestation continues at its present pace....
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Unit: It's Goin' Down; The Rain Forest
Unit: Nature and You (Stewardship) (Private-Religious)
This lesson introduces the concept that trees are just one of many elements in nature that are of fundamental importance to our lives. Learners will explore various reasons why we need nature, why we should be stewards of the environment and will be inspired to work harder to protect Mother...
Unit: Growing Our Future
In response to reading The Lorax, participants identify what trees give to us and all sectors of society. In response, we identify our personal responsibility for caring for trees.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To learn about challenges that nonprofits face when fundraising for their organization and spending money on programs.
To introduce students to a variety of specific nonprofits and their representatives who address topics such as the organization's mission, financial support, and work.
Unit: Building a Community Garden Santuary
The book, The Gardener, by Sarah Stewart gently illustrates how sharing growing things can be a gift to others and the community. ...
Unit: Earth Keepers
The purpose of this lesson is to guide learners to participate in caring for our Earth by engaging in activities of environmental stewardship.
Students will identify some community and school needs. They will respond to literature about being a good person and making a difference. Working as a group, the students select a philanthropic project, formulate a plan, and execute that plan to address the need....
We examine the Core Values of American Democracy and discuss their importance and where we are exposed to them and practice them throughout life.
Unit: Community Philanthropy
Participants gain awareness about the work of local nonprofit organizations through research and by interviewing representatives. They summarize the mission, needs, and impact of the organizations on the community.