The students define environmental stewardship and determine responsibility for caring for the environment.
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The students compare and contrast the uses and aesthetics of dirt and pavement groundcover. They define permeable and impermeable ground surfaces and discuss the merits of each in relationship to the environment....
The purpose of this lesson is for learners to apply their knowledge of the environmental impact of impervious surfaces in their community and propose alternative solutions.
The purpose of this lesson is for learners to explore the relationship between population density, land development, transportation, environment, hydrologic cycle, temperature, water and soil degradation, deforestation and impervious surfaces.
This lesson will highlight environmental concerns that impact the home, school and community and provide the learners with hands-on opportunities to make a difference in the environment through the implementation of a service plan.
The intent of this lesson is to teach the learner that while our natural resources are readily available, their continued availability depends upon the responsible behavior and stewardship of everyone.
This lesson will lead learners to the understanding that responsible stewardship of natural resources intended for the common good applies to all environments, not just National Parks.
Learners measure and calculate impervious/pervious areas. They utilize their knowledge of the environmental impact of impervious surfaces to propose alternative solutions in their community. Students propose a service-learning project to raise awareness or take action about reducing impervious...
Researching from the perspective of one type of scientist, youth become experts on the attributes of a tropical rainforest as well as the threats to its health and impact on the globe. Youth work in teams of four to make a collage poster and presentation....
This is an introduction to the differences and similarities between temperate and tropical rainforests. The group discusses patterns in where rainforests are located, and they begin to research characteristics and gain awareness of their biodiversity.