This lesson will focus on the history, reasons, and possible solutions of excessive sedimentation in the south branch of the Muskegon River. Writing and performing a short theatrical activity through a LITWIS activity, learners will develop an awareness and pledge commitment to...
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Unit: Are You a River Keeper?
Students are introduced to the concept of responsible citizenship and how philanthropy helps achieve responsible citizenship.
Students research and present on the effectiveness of a modern environmental nonprofit of their choosing. They reflect on their personal commitment to addressing environmental issues financially or with action. ...
Learners will understand responsible citizenship needed to be committed to saving the Great Lakes ecosystems. Learners will participate in a service-learning activity, demonstrating commitment to saving the Great Lakes ecosystems.
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To allow students to demonstrate their understanding of the concept of philanthropy using sports heroes and develop their personal profile on philanthropy.
Students will understand the impact that philanthropy has worldwide both locally and worldwide. The final experiential component will have students celebrating the good works of local philanthropists (Champions for the Common Good), and engaging in philanthropic activities themselves by planning...
Students will describe the work of foundations and nonprofits, identify local foundations in the community, and explain why the people connected with these organizations can be considered local heroes.
Students learn about climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. Students discuss the issue and motivations for giving for the common good. Through discussion and brainstorming, students establish things they can do personally and as a team to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The purpose of this lesson is that the learners will advocate for tolerance through art, particularly photography. They will create aesthetic and thoughtful art that portrays beauty in diversity, celebrates differences, and shows hope and serenity. They will share their art talent with others...
Unit: Concepts of Leadership
To enable students to describe the social and economic consequences of overpopulation as well as philosophical issues that affect government policies and decision-making about economic issues.