Lesson 1. Explore Your Community

LESSON 1. 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.
NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program · Friday, Feb 08 2019 3:02PM

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

  • Overview
    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.

Micro-Certification

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

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Additional Materials:

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Course Includes

  • 6 Lessons
  • 9 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate
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