Students will investigate and acquire information about acts of philanthropy that occurred in Michigan during the Civil War era.
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Unit: Around the World
Learners will investigate the five themes of geography as applicable to Europe, discover traditional examples of culture, and illustrate the impact of non-profit philanthropic organizations in selected European countries.
To develop a basic understanding about the role of philanthropy in the history of the United States
Unit: Jobs on the Move
In this lesson, students learn about the interconnectedness of the ecosystem and its impact on the economy of a region. Students will examine both biotic and abiotic ecosystem components and link these to historical industries of the region. Students will investigate the long-term sustainability...
To learn how to conduct research and dedicate time to learning about nonprofit organizations, philanthropists, assessment of nonprofit effectiveness, social causes and issues, and related topics. Research time is scheduled periodically. ...
Unit: We ARE the Government
In this lesson, learners identify different levels of participation in a democracy. Each student writes a statement describing what type of citizen he or she would like to be. In groups of 4-6 students, the learners create an audio or visual presentation advocating for civic responsibility. They...
Unit: Book Builders
In an effort to strengthen the notion that individual voluntary action can have a significant impact, students will create books where one key historical figure's actions turn from philanthropic to selfish. They will imagine what the world would be like in the absence of great...