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Building Wealth in the Classroom
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Building Wealth in the Classroom
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These lesson plans are designed to facilitate the use of Building Wealth in high school classes. The lessons use a variety of instructional techniques and include student activities, handouts and presentation visuals.The lessons offer strategies on setting financial goals, budgeting, saving and investing, debt management, insurance and credit worthiness.
Available: online
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Building Wealth: A Beginner's Guide to Securing Your Financial Future
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Building Wealth: A Beginner's Guide to Securing Your Financial Future
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Building Wealth is a personal finance education resource that can be used individually or in the classroom to help young people develop a plan for building personal wealth. It presents an overview of personal wealth-building strategies that includes setting financial goals, budgeting, saving and investing, managing debt, and understanding credit reports and credit scores.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Classroom Investigation Series: Native Plants
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Classroom Investigation Series: Native Plants
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Students will learn the importance of native plants, how native plants are threatened, and some of the factors that go into land use decisions.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Classroom Investigation Series: Wilderness
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Classroom Investigation Series: Wilderness
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Students will learn that public lands are used for many purposes. They support local economies, providing Americans with coal, oil and gas, forest products, livestock forage, and other commodities. As a haven for plants and wildlife, they play a critical role in habitat and resource conservation efforts. They embrace some of our country's most important historical, archaeological, and paleontological sites.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Junior Explorer: Geology and Fossils
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Junior Explorer: Geology and Fossils
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In this booklet you'll learn about rocks, minerals, and fossils. The booklet is full of fun activities, diagrams, and photos of BLM locations that illustrate many of the features you will learn about. You will also explore why geologic resources on your public lands are important and why we need to protect and use them wisely.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Junior Explorer: Native Plants
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Junior Explorer: Native Plants
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This guide digs into native plant communities on public lands and what the BLM is doing to protect and restore them.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Look Beneath the Surface-Child Human Trafficking
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Look Beneath the Surface-Child Human Trafficking
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How to identify, communicate with, and help child human trafficking victims. How to call for information and assistance.
Available: as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education
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National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education
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Describes the financial choices and decisions that children should be able to make at various ages. Helps parents and teachers set expectations and get useful resources. Invites high school students to take the National Financial Literacy Challenge for college scholarships. (Previous item number: 506Y)
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Walk on the Wild Side: Explore Your Public Lands Activity Book
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Walk on the Wild Side: Explore Your Public Lands Activity Book
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Fun activities designed to help children in third through fifth grades learn more about fish, wildlife and plants that inhabit America's public lands. (Previous item number: 545P)
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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