Youth learn about the toxic ingredients in personal care products and take action to protect local waterways from the effects of the chemicals.
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Unit: Quiet Contamination of Our Waters
Unit: Environment: Sustaining Our World
The learners review the water cycle and come to an understanding about the need to sustain the quality of the world's water for the common good.
This lesson raises awareness of water quality and responsible management of water resources around the world. We explore the issue of safe water and the responsibilities of a global citizen to assure all people have safe drinking water.
The youth learn how water safety is fragile. Even with good intentions, people and processes can cause major problems. They raise awareness of water issues and the importance of being vigilant about this shared need.
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Unit: Watershed S.O.S.
Through observation of the water cycle, we discuss the importance of water as a nonrenewable resource. Why is being a good steward of this resource an example of acting for the Common Good?
Learners talk about the uses of water and understand its importance to our world.
Unit: Save a Drop For Me
Clean water is a scarce natural resource because pollution and careless action can make it unusable for consumers. Learners research reliable facts about their local water and propose philanthropic acts to contribute to the common good.
Unit: My Water, Our Water
Participants discuss the attributes and benefits of local water resources and ecosystems. They identify the interrelatedness of humans and the environment in the book A River Ran Wild, and discuss how the way we treat the water impacts our lives.
Unit: Character Education: Perseverance (Grade 7)
Learners analyze the meaning of personal best and recognize the value of persistence in doing their best.