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Overview:
Objectives of this mini unit:For students to explore the "universal call to action" laid out in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and consider how they may respond to that call;Build background knowledge about specific issues impacting the Arctic including: indigenous rights, indigenous health, biodiversity, tourism and marine pollution; Build background knowledge about specific issues impacting their local communtiy (using Michigan as a case-study) including: hunger, homelessness, poverty, youth violence and the environment;Create an action plan to address needs within their local communities driven by their unique passions, interests and skills;Consider the importance of impact vs intention when engaging with community action projects
Subject:
Elementary Education, English Language Arts, Language, Grammar and Vocabulary, Reading Foundation Skills, Reading Informational Text, Speaking and Listening, Cultural Geography
Level:
Upper Primary, Middle School
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Case Study, Homework/Assignment, Lesson, Lesson Plan, Reading, Teaching/Learning Strategy
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Date Added:
02/16/2022
License:
Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English
Media Format:
Interactive

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Sara Sharer on Feb 23, 01:44pm

This curriculum is an excellent way to get students engaged with their local environment. Students can use the Arctic as a portal to make connections to the world-wide Sustainable Development Goals in action.

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