Disaster Relief - Power, Generosity and Leadership! (9-12)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Disaster
Focus Question 

 Whose responsibility is it to help victims of a natural disaster? 

 

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Unit Overview 

Learners research problems caused by a natural disaster and cite examples of aid provided in an effort to help those devastated populations. They will investigate the role of the four economic sectors in responding to the needs. They will participate in a collection campaign and learn about organizations to which they can contribute their philanthropy.

Service Experience 
 Students organize a fundraiser to help victims of a disaster.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Disaster Relief - Power, Generosity and Leadership! (9-12)
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
9
10
11
12

Learners will research problems caused by a natural disaster and cite examples of aid provided in an effort to help those devastated populations. They will investigate the role of the four economic sectors in responding to the needs. They will participate in a collection campaign or other service project and learn about organizations to which they can contribute their philanthropy. Students carry out the project, track their results, advocate for the cause, and reflect on their participation.

Focus Question: How can we best help people who are victims of a natural disaster?