Our Ocean Home

This lesson helps students understand the importance of keeping our oceans and beaches clean Grades: Early Childhood (Pre K-2)Time: 30-45 minutes Related IHE Resources: Kindness For All Living Beings, Early Childhood Humane Education Book List

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Kindness for All Living Beings

The purpose of this activity is to teach children the importance of showing love, kindness, and respect towards all living beings, including animals and humans. Grades: Early Childhood (Pre K-2)Time: 45-60 minutes Related IHE Resources: Early Childhood Humane Education Book List, We Fit Together

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Resources: Council of all beings

Consejo de Todos los Seres

Participants “become” a being or part of nature and share the lives, concerns, hopes, and wisdom of their being in a Council.

Grades: Recommended for grades 4 and up
Time: 1-2 hours

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Resources: Council of all beings

Council of All Beings

Participants “become” a being or part of nature and share the lives, concerns, hopes, and wisdom of their being in a Council.

Grades: Recommended for grades 4 and up
Time: 1-2 hours

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Whale breaching the ocean's surface

Whale’s Stomach

Students learn about the impact of our “throwaway society” by exploring all the different kinds of trash found in a whale’s stomach.

Recommended grades: 3-8
Time: 15-45 minutes

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Whale breaching the ocean's surface

El Estómago de La Ballena

Los estudiantes aprenden sobre el impacto de la economía lineal en las prácticas sociales de consumo y desecho mientras exploran los distintos tipos de basura que se encontraron en el estómago de una ballena. Grados: 3-8Duración: 30-45 minutos Recursos Recomendados de IHE: Emite tu Voto

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Marco Solucionador

Utiliza este proceso de cuatro fases que puede ser utilizado para convertirse en solucionadores. Grados: Adaptable a todas las edades Recursos Relacionados de IHE: Emite tu Voto

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Early Childhood Humane Education Book List

This list of books was carefully selected to combine peace, wonder, curiosity, and inclusion into early childhood classrooms. Grades: Early Childhood (Pre K-2) Related IHE Resources: The Wonder Box, Recommended Books for Humane Educators

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Resources: Whom do you Pet?

Whom Do You Pet & Whom Do You Eat?

What are our relationships with different kinds of animals, and why do those relationships exist? Lead students in an activity that explores why we treat different types of animals differently, and how we can learn to view them with different eyes.

Recommended grades: 5 and upTime: 60 minutes

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Claude and Medea: The Hellburn Dogs

Winner of the 2008 Moonbeam Award
A strange substitute teacher with interesting ideas sparks Medea and Claude to think about the world and the choices they make, which leads them on a mysterious hunt to rescue kidnapped dogs.

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