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
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 VotoRead more »
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 minutesRead more »
This activity encourages participants to explore how sample ingredients in our food might affect the environment, people, and animals, and what alternatives might exist that could do more good and less harm.
Recommended grades: 6 and up
Time: 45 minutes to several days
he Wonder Box is used to hold a collection of various natural, found objects (shells, leaves, feathers, rocks, twigs, deceased insects, etc.). Students can interact with the objects, inspecting them, using their five senses, drawing/sketching, painting, a picture of the object(s), writing a poem, listing describing words, creating a story, etc.
Recommended grades: PreK-5
Time: 20 minutes and then ongoing
This activity encourages students to discover and think about the perspectives of other people and of nonhuman animals using a brief video featuring a mouse and a zucchini on a kitchen counter.
Recommended grades: K-5
Time: 30 minutes