The purpose of the lesson is to educate learners about watersheds, ways in which water pollution occurs, and how important proper use of watersheds is to them. After understanding the importance of the watersheds, they will recognize that wise usage of their local watershed is an example...
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Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
Students gain an awareness of local organizations that provide services to meet needs in the community. Students learn about the four sectors of the economy that provide help in different forms.
Focus Question: How might individuals and society address the issues of poverty,...
Unit: Raising Resources
Students will analyze how character is formed; identify their natural personality style strengths and challenges; give examples of how the government, nonprofit and for profit sectors of the economy work together in a mixed economy, and match career opportunities to personality styles and...
This lesson will emphasiz the important characteristcs under which a nonprofit organization operates. It will provide a hands-on opportunity for the formation of youth clubs, i.e., Reading Buddies within the walls of the school.
Discover elements of philanthropy within their community and state during and immediately after World War II. Determine philanthropy in their community and state today and create a manual to donate to the school library.
Learners will investigate their resources of time, talent and treasure and brainstorm how these can be used to address community needs/issues or problems in their school, neighborhood and larger community. They will investigate nonprofit organizations that contribute to the common...
Explore the local community to identify nonprofit services available. They compare these to the services of business and government to understand the different sectors. They investigate motivations for nonprofits and individual giving.