Government and the Economy Teacher Resources
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At Risk!: International Development Board Game
Eighth graders participate in a role-playing game to discover the difficulties facing developing nations. Through the game, an adaptation of "Risk," they explore themes dealing with global poverty, humanitarian assistance, international...
8th Social Studies & History
Lesson Plan on the U.S. Trade Deficit
Students examine the U.S. trade deficit. In this global economics lesson, students read excerpts of selected articles and analyze economic reports to identify the implications of having a deficit. Discussion questions are provided.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Education for Global Citizenship: Going 'Global'
Students improve English language skills through multiple, varied exercises. In this ELL lesson, students identify useful information from several sources of oral information (news broadcast, speech, discussions). They also demonstrate...
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Philosophical Conflict and the Founding of New Societies: Gandhi and Nehru in India, and Jefferson and Hamilton in the United States
Students explore the foundations of "new societies" such as those created by figures like Jefferson & Ghandi, The evaluate the differences between what was intended and the actual reality of these societies including where the came...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
What is the Role of the Corporation in Society?
Students explore ethics. For this business ethics lesson, students discuss corporate responsibilities to society as they read selected articles on the topic. Students consider various scenarios that encourage authentic student...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
NASA Paves Ways for Commercial Space Exploration
Young scholars explore commercial space exploration. In this space activity, students research NASA's proposal to utilize private companies for their space missions. Young scholars view video segments on NASA public -private space...
7th - 12th Science