The purpose of this lesson is to guide learners to participate in caring for our Earth by engaging in activities of environmental stewardship.
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Unit: Earth Keepers
Unit: Our Class, Our Earth
Children gain a feeling of ownership and responsibility for the care of the environment in their school and community.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To learn about challenges that nonprofits face when fundraising for their organization and spending money on programs.
To introduce students to a variety of specific nonprofits and their representatives who address topics such as the organization's mission, financial support, and work.
Unit: Philanthropic Literature
Fables teach lessons or morals through animal actions. The exaggerated human-like characteristics of animals make the moral lesson appealing. The story of the "Lion and the Mouse" illustrates that a kind deed is never wasted.
Unit: Nature and You (Stewardship) (Private-Religious)
This lesson introduces the concept that trees are just one of many elements in nature that are of fundamental importance to our lives. Learners will explore various reasons why we need nature, why we should be stewards of the environment and will be inspired to work harder to protect Mother...
Unit: Building a Community Garden Santuary
The book, The Gardener, by Sarah Stewart gently illustrates how sharing growing things can be a gift to others and the community. ...
Students will identify some community and school needs. They will respond to literature about being a good person and making a difference. Working as a group, the students select a philanthropic project, formulate a plan, and execute that plan to address the need....
We examine the Core Values of American Democracy and discuss their importance and where we are exposed to them and practice them throughout life.
Unit: Community Philanthropy
Participants gain awareness about the work of local nonprofit organizations through research and by interviewing representatives. They summarize the mission, needs, and impact of the organizations on the community.