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Solving a Community Problem

Students will build decision-making and social-awareness skills by identifying someone in their community who solved a problem.

Build Decision-Making and Social-Awareness Skills

Travel with Carmen Sandiego™ to Kenya! This country in Africa is home to a diversity of animals, including lions, leopards, elephants, rhinoceroses, and buffalos. Richard Turere is a teen who lives in Kenya, in a farming community. For years, hungry lions attacked the farmers’ livestock, including goats and cows. The farmers wanted to kill the lions. But at age 12, Richard invented Lion Lights, motion-sensor light bulbs that shine when a lion gets near, scaring it away.

Watch the accompanying episode from the web series Fearless Kids Around the World!

Students will build decision-making and social-awareness skills.

Grades 4—8