This experiential lesson will allow students to plant trees and see the positive effects of humans on their environment.
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Unit: Roosevelt's Tree Army
Students research and present on the effectiveness of a modern environmental nonprofit of their choosing. They reflect on their personal commitment to addressing environmental issues financially or with action. ...
This lesson is intended to involve the learners in a recycling project prompted and stimulated by their research as well as the results from the surveys conducted in Lesson One. In addition, the learners will be challenged to motivate others and provide an opportunity for others to also become...
This lesson will enable students to gain a better understanding of how individuals within the community work for the common good. Students will research individuals who are acting philanthropically in their own community, supportive of a core democratic value.
Through a variety of activities, students examine the meaning and examples of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. Students explore how prejudice impacts our human interactions and learn skills of sensitivity for differences. ...
Unit: Dear Philanthropist
In this lesson learners research the public and philanthropic life of the person to whom they have written, and prepare a three to five minute oral presentation based on their research.
To help students realize their responsibility to contribute to the community in positive ways.To introduce others to the value of the service learning project.
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.