Using folktales, learners will explain why humankind has an important role as "caretakers of creation" and will analyze the role of civil society in environmental stewardship.
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Students research and present information on the pros and cons of various types of renewable energy. Student groups make a plan to advocate for energy stewardship in the community.
In this lesson, students define philanthropy and discover how philanthropy can be creative and encompass many different talents and treasures. In this lesson, students will learn about the problem of childhood hunger and the needs in their own community (specifically the financial needs of a...
Unit: Cool Kids Compost
The lesson introduces the concept of recycling food waste by composting. Students investigate food waste in their school and the nation, and gain awareness of recycling food waste as a better way to care for the earth. The class communicates in writing their plans for and results of a food-waste...
Unit: Go, Johnny, Go!
Students will define philanthropy and identify ways in which Johnny Appleseed acted as a philanthropist. After identifying ways in which they personally act as philanthropists, they will raise awareness of philanthropy in the school and home.
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
Students gain an awareness of local organizations that provide services to meet needs in the community. Students learn about the four sectors of the economy that provide help in different forms.
Focus Question: How might individuals and society address the issues of poverty,...
Unit: Let's Play and Learn
Students engage in a variety of activities to define community. Students investigate the responsibilities that come with being a citizen of the community....