The following lessons are for students
in grades 9-12. The information in each lesson is tailored to
the specific level of the students. Please allow between 40-50 minutes
for each lesson. Pre and post visit activities are available for
companions, our concerns (grade 9-12)
In depth look at issues surrounding
companion animals within the United States. Key issues include overpopulation,
abuse, responsible pet ownership, legislative policies, and solution
based problem solving. Student based discussions allow the opportunity
to form personal decisions regarding future actions. Educational
activity animal may be requested for this presentation.
Issues of personal importance and
group problem solving (grade 9-12)
Interactive presentation dealing with
how to have discussions on controversial subjects. Students are
introduced to a template on how to process and understand the reasoning
behind differing views. In the examples: issues of zoos, hunting,
and child labor laws are discussed. Students are encouraged to create
their own discussion templates. May be presented as an interactive
big screen presentation.
Discussion forum (grades 9-12)
Overview of the issues involved in
the field of humane education. This informative session provides
a spring board for future discussions and lessons within the classroom.
Students become knowledgeable of key issues while weighing the need
for involvement with various organizations.
Application of humane issues as
they relate to various societies (grades 9-12)
Interactive presentation directed
towards discovering issues of personal interest within societies.
A variety of humanitarian topics are discussed with an emphasis
on their working structure. Students come to understand the power
of involvement and the benefits of volunteering. May be presented
as an interactive big screen presentation.
Issues matrix (grades 11-12)
Fast paced exchange of ideas and positions.
Students determine what is important to them, then have the opportunity
to encourage their classmates to see their point of view. As ideas
are exchanged on a master board, personal opinions are shared. Provides
students with an exciting tool for group discussion and problem
Never doubt that
a small group of concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed,
it's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead, American