Learners will discuss important writings in the American philanthropic tradition.
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The learners experiment with a natural water filtration process. They review the water cycle and come to an understanding about the need to sustain the quality of the world's water for the common good.
Unit: You Can Bank on Me!
This lesson will introduce vocabulary terms spend, save and donate. As a class, they will discuss, sing and perform the song “You Can Bank on Me. ” The students will learn reasons that people choose to donate...
Unit: Our Playful Community
Students compare and contrast attributes of school systems across the globe. They will work in small groups to identify the successes and possible school improvements in their own school system and in vulnerable schools around the world.
Unit: Make That Change
Learners will examine and demonstrate knowledge of philanthropy and its impact on society. Learners will explore how they have they engaged in philanthropy and become aware of several new opportunities to perform philanthropic service.
Unit: Community Collaboration
Learners come to a consensus about which issue to address. Students play a cooperative game that illustrates the concept of a partnership. Students identify the community organizations available in their neighborhood. With teacher help, learners make a plan for a service-learning project...
Using creative dramatics, the students will act out the Greenhouse Effect and discover how it contributes to the warming of our Earth.