Environment: Sustaining Our World
What is a global citizen's responsibility to care for natural resources?
Photo Credit: Admiring the Headwaters Urederra - blue water - Nacedero del Urederra by Perlaroques is licensed under CC by 4.0
Young people identify environmental issues and ways to use their time, talent, or treasure to make a difference. They compare the mission statements of different environmental organizations and write their own personal mission statement.
The youth compare and contrast the uses and aesthetics of dirt and pavement groundcover. They define permeable and impermeable ground surfaces and discuss the merits of each in relationship to the environment.
The learners define environmental stewardship and determine what they care about related to the environment.
The learners define philanthropy and relate it to environmental stewardship. They compare mission statements from environmental organizations and write their own personal mission statement. They self-select a group to work with to plan and implement an environmental service project.