This lesson introduces the term philanthropy (private action for the common good) and helps youth recognize the relationship between community need and private action. Youth learn the meaning of philanthropy and ways in which it occurs in the home, at school, and in the community....
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Unit: Real Heroes
Unit: Earth Connections
The purpose of this lesson is to begin an investigation of the state of the environment and observe the effects of pollution on it. The students begin to strategize about their responsibility to be environmentalists.
Unit: Watch Me Grow
This lesson is designed to teach children about living things, such as trees and the different types of plants. This will not only help them understand science benchmarks, but will also help them understand more about their service learning project.
Unit: Souperservice Kids
In this lesson, students preserve vegetables through dehydration. The lesson includes multidisciplinary centers related to vegetable harvesting. They will build skills working as a group and contributing to the common good.
Learners will develop a graphic way of visualizing the concept of a million by utilizing what had happened to the Nashua River due to the dumping of raw sewage in 1962. In the first class period, the learners will be introduced to the concept of a million by creating containers that will hold a...
Learners will predict historically significant events from their lifetimes and share information with future generations about their contributions to the common good.
The learners imagine life changes one, four and five years from the present time. They determine skills and attitudes of self-discipline that will help them be successful in the future....
This lesson will examine the connection between the five basic guaranteed rights in the Bill of Rights and their corresponding responsibilities. This lesson will introduce sources of responsibilities and allow students the opportunity to predict...
Unit: Three Chinese Stories
In this lesson, the students will recognize that working together and helping others are worth the effort (opportunity costs) in this Chinese tall tale. The skills of listening, predicting and explaining are all employed in this lesson....