Youth learn about the work of African American inventors who had a positive influence on society by contributing scientific innovation for the common good.
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Unit: Courage of the Heart
Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
Children listen and respond to a biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They discuss the importance of kind acts and service to others. They reflect on a quotation by Dr. King and apply it to their own lives.
Unit: Cultural Competence
Youth reflect on the lessons they have learned through building cultural competence in this unit. They identify an adult they trust to have critical, or difficult, conversations.
Learners read about the actions and projects of people their age who stick their necks out for the sake of others.
This lesson focuses on another type of respect: valuing the world around you. Learners analyze a John Muir quote and discuss what they can do to show respect for the world.