Explore Your Community
This lesson will help learners discover which socio-economic conditions are negatively impacting their community and map the local resources that are available to help address, reduce and/or eliminate them.
What You Will Learn
Gives learners an overview of the service goals, STEAM Investigative Process activities and results they can achieve during this course
- Recipe For A Sustainable Community
Helps learners identify existing resources that are currently being used to address socio-economic indicators that are positively or negatively impacting their community’s ecosystem
- Look Around
Helps learners reflect on a time when their community’s ecosystem was impacted by a natural phenomenon and determine if their experience through that ordeal could become an impact solution for others
- My Community’s Health Assessment
Help learners assess and determine the availability, status and impact local resources are having on the socio-economic conditions positively or negatively affecting their community
- Mapping My Community’s Ecosystem
Helps learners use search engines and mapping apps to illustrate the health, availability, cost and/or value of the resources they locate within their community’s ecosystem
- Call To Action
By the end of this course, learners should have reviewed and completed the service goals for this skill, conducted a pre- and post self-assessment to reflect a 30-80% gain in their high-demand employability skills, and used digital media technologies to document their achievements and results during their STEAM Investigative Process.
By completing this lesson, you will receive a micro-certification that confirms you have demonstrated competencies, gained/applied skills your high-demand employable skills to solve real world challenges with your team and in your community.
ALL ITEMS BELOW ARE OPTIONAL AND ARE NOT REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THIS COURSE
- Community On Demand card deck
- Skills Assessment Worksheet (Single Player)
- Skills Assessment Game Board
Textbook (Hard Copy & Download):
- Money Guide for Young Entrepreneurs Activity Guide (Print)
- Money Guide for Young Entrepreneurs Activity Guide (Download)