Through fact-finding and a community survey, students identify health and safety needs in their school and/or neighborhood communities. Based on their conclusions they collaboratively problem solve, design, and carry out a plan to address those problems.
Five or Six 45-Minute Class Periods, plus time to carry out a service project
The learner will:
Students collaborate to plan, carry out, and reflect on an authentic service project that addresses the health and safety needs of the community. The project is selected based on the survey results and students' interests, talents, and resources.
Learners will be taking home student-created surveys. They will explain and read surveys to family members. They will collect tallies and bring the surveys back to school the following day.
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See individual lessons for benchmark detail.
Lessons Developed By:
Spencer-Owen Community Schools
Owen Valley Middle School
Romulus Community Schools
Wick Elementary School
36900 Wick Road
Romulus, MI 48174
Austin Independent School District
Ortega Elementary School
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