Protecting and preserving our natural resources is one of the responsibilities of an American citizen. This concept is defined in a way that children can relate it to their own lives. Ways in which children can help to protect and conserve our natural resources are explored.
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Unit: Helping Children Learn
Learners will actively help younger children write and edit their own pattern books. They will determine the value of their service learning project to the betterment of the community.
Unit: One Person's Trash
This lesson will help learners see the potential for reusing trash materials and research community organizations that support recycling efforts.
The purpose of this lesson is have the learners plan and set up an Art Exhibit and Auction to create an awareness of the problems associated with waste disposal within their community, and raise funds to contribute to a locally identified non-profit organization that promotes recycling efforts/...
Unit: Pilgrim's Progress
Students explore the definition of community as a group coming together for the common good. Students work cooperatively to form rules and compare their rules to the compact made by the Pilgrims before they left the boat.
Unit: Living In a Community
Students explore attributes of the community in which they live. They compare rural, urban and suburban communities and attempt to classify their own community.
The purpose of this lesson is to explore prejudices and to find ways that philanthropy can promote tolerance and sensitivity toward others.