Learners will visually present their findings from Lesson One. They investigate a local nonprofit through an interview with an employee and orally present this information.
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Unit: Worth a Thousand Words
The purpose of this activity is to provide the photography students and the students from the Special Arts class an opportunity to meet each other prior to their involvement in the Special Olympic Games.
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 will lead learners to the understanding that responsible stewardship of natural resources intended for the common good applies to all environments, not just National Parks.
Unit: Bridges for All
The purpose of this lesson is for learners to apply their knowledge of the environmental impact of impervious surfaces in their community and propose alternative solutions.
The purpose of this unit is to learn the term “reduce” as it pertains to trash and the environment. They will do this by hearing the story, The Wartville Wizard. Learners will brainstorm ways that they can reduce trash and why it is important. They will also review what the term...
Unit: One Person's Trash
Students will describe how Rosa Parks refusal to give up her seat was a continuation of long-standing acts of protest against forced segregation in public spaces in the South. They will explain how her action, which ushered change in public transportation, was heroic.