Current Affairs Teacher Resources
Make history relevant and keep your class informed about important things happening in the world today. Help learners read primary and news sources with a critical eye for bias and detail, and consider possible solutions for issues facing the modern world.
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How Quantum Mechanics Explains Global Warming
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What do quantum mechanics and global warming have to do with each other? More than you might think. Surprisingly, this video explains how it's not the energy emitted from the sun that causes the problem, but how the infrared radiation...
Lesson: Mixing Metaphors across Current Events and Literature
6th - 12th
Expression, current events, and art can go hand-in-hand. After analyzing a multi-media piece entitled, Trade Canoe for Don Quixote, the class explores their own expressive process. They create collages that show a current event or issue...
Writing Exercises: Conflicts and Change in the Middle East, #2
9th - 11th
A lot has been going on in the Middle East the past 20 years. Your class can read and then write to describe the US and Soviet involvement in the Iran-Iraq War, how Islamic fundamentalism impacts world politics, and Egypt's role in the...
Global Climate Change: The Effects of Global Warming
9th - 12th
Students study the concepts of global warming and climate change as they relate to the levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. They examine the changes in glacial ice in relation to global warming. They decide how human activities,...