In this lesson, students will understand how reusing, reducing and recycling can save resources and reduce pollution. They will investigate and begin to strategize about what they can do in their school, homes and community to reduce pollution.
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Unit: Earth Connections
The purpose of the lesson is to teach the difference between myth and reality. The learners will also use the information used in the watershed unit to write a letter supporting stewardship of water because it is a nonrenewable resource.
The purpose of this lesson is to give each learner an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of an endangered species (animal) of their own choosing. Each learner will "adopt" an endangered animal to research. They will then write and...
To involve the children in a project to help families who don’t have resources for a balanced nutritious diet. Heifer International will send an actual animal to a family with the money the children raise. The gift helps families be more self-sufficient. The class may buy one family a flock of...
Learners will identify possibilities for, and commit to, taking action against continued deforestation.
Working with current statistics, the learners will understand the repercussions of rainforest destruction and how this destruction may personally affected them if deforestation continues at its present pace.
Learners identify the issues related to trash and litter and determine each person's role and responsibility for environmental stewardship.