This lesson connects Indigenous communities with the natural environment.
Step 1 - Inquire: Teacher reviews ecosystem services and introduces the four types of ecosystem services: giving services, checking services, supporting services, and cultural services.
Step 2 - Investigate: Students read two articles on Newsela about Indigenous Peoples. One is about government policy, and the other is about climate activism.
Step 3 - Inspire: Students share their notes from the articles and watch one final video on youth climate activists.
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