Earth Day Craftivity. Did this with 5th Gr., researched various countries problems; pollution, endangered species, etc. wrote on hearts & added a star in the middle explaining how they could be a good steward & their plan of action.
Even in the year 2016, when we have all of the technology in the world right at our fingertips, the old-fashioned practice of handwriting notes in class continues to be the best method of learning. Actually writing things down on paper – not typing them, not plugging them into your iPhone, not listening to a recording or watching a video – is still the most effective way to memorize and comprehend the material.