CARE OF CREATION 2019
Air Has no Borders

Welcome to the Discover Your Neighbor 2019 Care of Creation Lessons.

Care of Creation Educator’s Guide 2019
Access your Middle School or K-5 Educator's Guide for your classroom by filling out the form below. You will then[...]
Objective
OBJECTIVE: In this issue students will UNDERSTAND that preserving air quality is not the concern of a single nation but is[...]
Step 1: Pray
Breathing Meditation (Read by the leader)Find a comfortable position, either sitting with a straight spine or lying down. Close your[...]
Step 2: Make Personal Connections
READ the FAITH PERSPECTIVE and NEIGHBORHOOD FOCUS stories.WATCH Sr. Joji’s video. In small groups REFLECT on the following questions: Where are[...]
Faith Perspective
Ever considered how people from all over the world could affect the air you breathe? In Panama Maryknoll Sister Joji[...]
Neighbor Focus: Panama
“When I arrived in Darien, Panama, 29 years ago I did not know how to take care of the land,”[...]
Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition
READ ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:Old Testament: Genesis 2:4-7Life of Jesus: John 20: 19-23Christian Living: Acts 2: 1-4REFLECT: The Hebrew word[...]
What Does The Church Say?
“I find it encouraging that you are proposing an initiative for reducing air pollution. Accepting the urgency, it seems clear[...]
Step 4: Take Action
Check out the air quality of your area using the Environmental Protection Agency website index.Our Carbon Footprint is the measurement[...]
Raise Your Voice
Respond to Sr. Joji’s challenge by planning a tree-planting project. Invite others to help raise funds for the trees, pick[...]
Be A Global Neighbor
In Kenya, Africa, Maryknoll Fr. Lance Nadeau is teaching local farmers in the Kakamega area to sow experimental seeds to[...]

2018/19 SCHOOL YEAR LESSON TOPICS

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