Students read and respond to a book about George Washington Carver and his contributions to science. They recognize that contributions to the common good may be in the form of time, talent, or treasure. They share their contribution of books from their book drive or other service project....
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Students gain awareness of the negative effects of air pollution, especially asthma. Students identify some of the sources of air pollution in the school and community and possible ways to improve air quality in these areas.
This lesson will introduce the learners to the human and physical characteristics of desert regions around the world. It will include plants and animals that inhabit those deserts and how people living in desert regions use resources wisely.
Students recognize that they belong to a global community that shares resources and interests. Learners define stewardship and exhibit responsibility by helping to care for our "small world."
Learners explore that government and non-profit organizations together help bring about breakthroughs in modern science and medicine. These contributions to the common good require the support of philanthropists, large and small.
Learners identify the issues related to trash and litter and determine each person's role and responsibility for environmental stewardship.
Unit: Cool Kids Compost
Students become experts on composting through research and questioning. They compare and contrast dirt and compost samples and complete a comparison diagram. The learners brainstorm ideas for acting as environmental stewards by sharing their knowledge about composting in order to reduce the...
Students learn how reusing, reducing, and recycling can save resources and reduce pollution.
Students reflect on how it feels to be in a new school, then design and create posters to welcome others to a new school or setting.
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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...