Using technology, students will work in a cooperative team to explore the effects of industrialization on wildlife.
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Unit: Sharing Our World
To help students realize their responsibility to contribute to the community in positive ways.To introduce others to the value of the service learning project.
To learn about the different philosophies of three renowned philanthropists.
Image source: John D. Rockefeller in 1885. From Wikimedia Commons. Original source: Rockefeller Archive Center.
Students have been looking for acts of philanthropy in the newspaper and in literature. In this lesson, they focus on finding (and performing) acts of philanthropy in the school and local community. They write newspaper-style articles about the acts of philanthropy that they observe or perform....
Unit: Philanthropy and You
Prior to this lesson, the learners will have studied racial intolerance from a historical perspective and have researched and reported on contemporary examples of social injustice/needs. In this lesson, the learners will put their knowledge and understanding into action by ...
To accomplish a goal together through the use of teamwork skills, problem solving, risk taking and perseverance.
Turnstile is a problem solving activity that gets many students out of their comfort zone. Although it looks like a simple jump rope activity...
Students work cooperatively to cook large quanities of soup. They will use math skills to calculate and measure the amount of ingredients that go into recipes for a large group.
Students explore what it means to be responsible citizens and identify ways they are (or can be) responsible at home, in school, and in the community. They create a survey related to people's perceptions of community health and poll members of the community to identify needs....
Unit: Tote Challenge
#ToteChallenge: Students investigate the problems caused by plastic shopping bags, then propose solutions they can take to address the problems. They brainstorm uses for plastic bags and design a reusable shopping tote out of an old T-shirt using engineering, problem-solving, creativity, and...