Unit Overview 

The purpose of this unit is to help students gain higher level thinking skills through discussion and research of the sociological and historical implications of philanthropic activity, study some examples of philanthropic acts in history and in the present, and begin to consider the risks and benefits of becoming a philanthropist.

Service Experience 
  The students may interview grandparents or other individuals about their philanthropy. They may write to elected officials or for a public audience, expressing their opinions about a topic of concern.
Lessons in This Unit