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Conservation, Deforestation and Infectious Diseases

23 students

 

Course Summary:

An eight week course where students will examine the artistic characteristics of a painting and discuss the meaning and significance of conservation and deforestation with respect to nature; and write a letter to their mayor, encouraging conservation of a natural space with which the students are familiar.

Course Description:

This course is designed for students grade 4-6. Inviting students to write a letter to the mayor encouraging conservation of a natural space with which they are familiar and include reasons for conserving this area. In doing so students develop critical thinking, citizenship skills, as well as real-world conflict resolution techniques.

Standards Area:

Social Studies

Objectives:

Students will be able to:

● examine the artistic characteristics of the painting Dream of Arcadia;

● explain the meaning of “conservation and deforestation” and reasons for conserving natural spaces; and

● write a letter to the mayor, city council, or other appropriate leader(s) encouraging conservation of a natural space with which the students are familiar.

Instructor

User Avatar Glenda

Glenda Freeman is an Administrative Consultant with over 15 years of experience in the administrative industry. Glenda specializes in helping her clients increase their productivity while maximizing their return. She has a vast range of skills in project management, research and website design to name a few. Glenda is a strong believer in the power of perseverance in order to successfully achieve a goal. Glenda regularly mentors women on how to deal with life’s challenges and how to refocus on what you truly desire. She enjoys a good Netflix movie but also loves painting, reading, cooking and spending time with her daughter. Glenda is a member of Delta Mu Delta International Business Honor Society and a veteran of the United States Army.
$15.99