The learners will choose and develop a neighborhood clean-up project.
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Unit: One Person's Trash
The purpose of this unit is to learn how “recycle” relates to trash and the environment. They work together in groups to brainstorm ways that they can recycle trash and why it is important. They learn the term philanthropist (someone who gives of their “time, talents and...
Students learn about climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. Students discuss the issue and motivations for giving for the common good. Through discussion and brainstorming, students establish things they can do personally and as a team to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The purpose of this lesson is to explore what it means to be an environmentalist. Students will work in small groups to research an environmental issue—facts and solutions. The research will be conducted using at least three different types of resources (Internet, magazine, book, video or...
Students will see their classroom as a community with shared resources and identify ways each individual can support it by doing philanthropic deeds.
Children define philanthropy and brainstorm different ways people share time, talent, and treasure for the sake of others. They may select a service project that fits their interests and talents and carry out a plan of action.
Unit: Earth Connections
In this lesson, students will understand how reusing, reducing and recycling can save resources and reduce pollution. They will investigate and begin to strategize about what they can do in their school, homes and community to reduce pollution.
The intent of this lesson is to illustrate the relationship between air quality and its critical role in personal health concerns. Consequently, the awareness gained will serve to develop a sense of urgency in the quest for clean air.