This interdisciplinary unit involves working with staff to plan an evening fundraising meal and with the art teacher to create clay bowls. There are many "empty bowls" within a community, and students get involved in planning and advertising for a dinner to fill them for one night. ...
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Unit: Children Changing Hunger
Unit: Growing Our Future
Learners will use their time and talent to pot and care for young trees. They will identify the needs of the trees. They will discuss possible common areas to plant the trees.
After studying the process of composting, learners will recycle paper from their school to be taken to a compost pile in a local nursery. A return visit to the nursery will show students how their paper has become part of the compost pile and is no longer recognizable as the shredded paper they...
In this lesson students choose a service project to take action for children's health in the poorest countries. Many ideas are suggested related to Save the Children's Newborn and Child Survival Campaign. The suggested projects are calendar events and can be found in the Service...
Unit: We Are One World
Unit: Foundations and You
We define philanthropy and discuss the joy of giving, as well as various ways to give through nonprofits in the community. We learn how GivingTuesday, an international initiative, focuses on generosity and the power of social media and combining efforts with others to make a big...
Learners will explore the various states that water may take. Activities will help them learn the importance of accurate water measurement and how that may be used in conjunction with water conservation....
Unit: Grow Involved 6-8
This lesson introduces the definition of community, and challenges students to explore the characteristics of their own community and the importance of giving to the community.