The purpose of this lesson is to begin an investigation of the state of the environment and observe the effects of pollution on it. The students begin to strategize about their responsibility to be environmentalists.
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Unit: Earth Connections
Students will experience the pride of producing a finished book. They will realize the value of their contribution to the community. Finally, they will celebrate the hard work and efforts that made their project possible.
Unit: Earth Keepers
This lesson introduces learners to our global community. Learners see how they depend on the earth and the earth depends on them. Since we share the earth with many other people, we have a responsibility (for the good of all) to be good...
Students brainstorm community needs and how they may be addressed. They explore why taking action is good for the giver, the person receiving the gift, and the community. They make a plan and take action to address a community need related to hunger or homelessness.
The learners will identify those natural disasters that could befall their state and/or local area, and discuss the impact that these disasters could have in terms of human, property, and/or capital losses. They will also explore forewarning/alert and preparedness programs, as well as the role...
Students will recognize that philanthropy is a vital part of the African American History through the roles individuals played in the Underground Railroad.
This lesson is designed to help students develop a better understanding that a community is group of people working together for a common. Many people in a community need help and one of the places that they can get help is called a...
The purpose of this lesson is for students to plan and develop a video documentary. Modeling their documentary after the West Michigan documentary The Gift of All, students create a multi-media story of their community and local philanthropy. Creating and sharing the documentary is an...