Introduce learners to the region of the world known as "The Great North," which includes the Arctic Circle, North Pole and Northern Europe. They learn how the native inhabitants demonstrate stewardship of the Earth's resources through their daily living. They view an "IMAX" movie about the...
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Unit: Great North (3-5)
Unit: Roosevelt's Tree Army
The students will explore the work and impact of the Civilian Conservation Corps in their state. Michigan is used as an example, but this lesson is applicable in any state.
The purpose of the lesson is to teach the difference between myth and reality and that stewardship of the Earth’s resources is the responsibility of everyone. The learners will also use the information used in the watershed unit to write a letter supporting stewardship of water...
Unit: Grow Involved 6-8
The students learn about environmental stewardship and its importance to the common good by viewing a documentary and/or through print information. Students will decide on and carry out a service project that demonstrates environmental stewardship.
Unit: Saving the Monarch
The purpose of this lesson is to introduce the learners to the concept of Environmental Stewardship, community and how making an area beautiful is an act of philanthropy. Learners will look at the Monarch Butterfly and the four stages of its life cycle. They...
Students review the role trees play in providing a healthy environment and their role and responsibility to protect trees. The Tree City USA designation provides framework and rationale for student discussions about what they can do.
Unit: Earth Keepers
This lesson introduces learners to our global community. Learners see how they depend on the earth and the earth depends on them. Since we share the earth with many other people, we have a responsibility (for the good of all) to be good...
What are watersheds and why are they important? Students recognize that wise usage and protection of their local watershed is an example of environmental stewardship.
The purpose of this lesson is to assist students in identifying ways the different sectors have demonstrated community stewardship through philanthropy.