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Environmental Governance Teacher Resources
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What's better than talking about water quality issues in your hometown? Doing something about it! Scholars come up with a community action plan to take care of a local environmental issue having to do with the water supply. They determine the problem, come up with a plan, implement the idea, and evaluate the success as a group. Make this a more engaging activity by inviting local policy-makers and environmental activists to speak to learners in order to excite them about their quest. Consider incorporating marketing and graphic design into the activity, and be sure to examine other similar community service days as examples.
Learners access prior knowledge to list careers working with the environment. In this environmental careers instructional activity, students create a want ad for environmental jobs. Learners complete job applications for specific environmental jobs and find the places where these jobs would be available.
Students consider the success of democracies in Eastern Europe. In this government systems lesson, students research the implementation of democratic practices and rule in the countries of Eastern Europe following the Cold War. Students also discuss and rank the characteristics of democracies.
Students recognize that artifacts are destroyed over time. In this environmental factors on artifacts instructional activity, students experiment and observe through the microscope to find the environmental impact on artifacts. Students make a list of the different issues facing places that preserve artifacts.