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138 resources with the concept governments

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History of Media Literacy Part 1: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Even Plato understood the importance of media! Part of an ongoing series of media literacy videos, the resource takes viewers to where it all began ... ancient Greece. The video covers the emergence of media and the written word, the...
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Municipal Government: High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Municipal government takes on many roles, not just the ones we are used to hearing about such as Parks and Recreation. Scholars delve into the topic to get a grasp on how the government system functions. They participate in readings,...
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Tribal Government: High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know there are 567 federally recognized American Indian and Native Alaskan tribes and villages in the United States alone? The resource helps break down the complexities of many different tribal societies to explain the concept...
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County Government: High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Balancing a budget—the bane of many people's existence! Yet, its' something that must be done, especially in government systems. The resource, fourth in a seven-part series exploring local government, focuses on various exercises that...
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Capitalism and Socialism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Capitalism, socialism, communism ... these may seem like a whole bunch of isms to your scholars. High schoolers won't  confuse them after completing an informative resource. Your class masters how to use primary sources to critically...
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The Sovereign State

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between a sovereign state and one of 50 states in the United States of America? Don't miss this exceptional collection of worksheets, graphic organizers, and informational texts on the features of sovereign states.
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EconMovies 5: Cars (GDP, Recession, and Fiscal Policy)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Compare and contrast world economies and their differences in capital, and examine the four components of GDP with a dynamic speaker and scenes from the movie Cars. The video draws connections between the film and topics such as the...
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Faces of Citizenship: Jury Duty

For Teachers 8th Standards
New ReviewAn interesting middle school lesson focuses on the rights and responsibilities of citizens. Academics choose a civic project to complete, such as an oral history or photo essay. They then conduct interviews with members of the community...
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Government Power: Do the Actions of Government Effect Me?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWhat does the government have to do with getting a driver's license? Including the calorie count for a meal on a restaurant menu? By discussing these kinds of questions and researching how concepts behind federal, state, and local...
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The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Oppressors or Great Leaders?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
While the ancient Egyptian pharaohs were tyrants by today's standards, they had reasons for how they used authority. Using primary sources, charts, readings and other forms of analysis, pupils examine why ancient Egypt used strong-arm...
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What Are Governments Good For?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Government is a trade-off between balancing the rights of individuals and the interests of the whole nation. Learners consider cases such as the Patriot Act and the use of closted circuit televisions (CCTV) to consider what makes good...
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Who Gets to Say What I Need to Know?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Who decides what pupils learn in schools? Young scholars may be surprised to hear that there is no national standard for what is taught. A resource investigates this question using case studies, debate, discussion questions, and writing...
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My County Works

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
A 22-page packet sheds light on the hard work taking place at a county's seat. Scholars read brief informational text and fill in information about their own county workers. Pages take you to a department around the county site each...
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New Sense, Inc. vs. Fish 'Till U Drop or Coase Vs. Pigou

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who is responsible for protecting the environment, and who should pay when it is damaged? The role of government and private industry is complicated. A role-play simulation prompts individuals to decide how to protect a fictitious town...
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How to Create a Law

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Laws affect everything from a scholar's favorite public park to rules in the classroom. Express the importance of lawmaking and teach how they relate to every facet of life with a resource on how a bill becomes a law.
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Do You Know Your Bill of Rights?

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The Bill of Rights is much more than an important piece of paper! The rights cover everything from freedom of speech to the right to remain silent if arrested. Scholars find out their own rights by answering the questions in the form of...
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Types of Bureaucracies: Crash Course Government and Politics #16

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between the CIA, FBI, and the Department of Defense? Scholars investigate the different bureaucracies that exist in United States government and politics. They analyze the roles of different agencies while forming...
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US History and Government Examination: January 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a resource that tests both US History and government?  Here's a test that serves as a great way to test comprehension of complex concepts by using a variety of question formats and covering a wide array of topics. The...
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The Dark(er) Side of Media: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Has the media really turned to the dark side? Explore the magic of misinformation through a video from a media literacy series. Content includes wartime propaganda, political ads, and the entertainment industry.
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Governing Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The government at the local level acts as perhaps one of the most relevant government systems to many in their communities. Learners discover how the local government shapes their lives and the similarities and differences between the...
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Step Three: Who You Gonna Call?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Problem solving is an essential skill everyone must master. The resource instructs pupils how to analyze different scenarios and decide the best way to solve many different problems that take place in communities. Scholars read, discuss,...
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Simulation on Sri Lanka: Setting the Agenda for Peace

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can there be an end to conflict on the island of Sri Lanka? Young peacekeepers explore the decades-old struggle between the three distinct religious groups that call Sri Lanka home in hopes of finding a resolution. The role-play activity...
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Effectiveness of Nonviolent Civic Action Simulation on Colombia

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
With new leadership comes new hope! After years of violence, the people of Colombia elect a new president ... could this mean an end to conflict? Civics scholars take part in a large group role-playing exercise designed to illustrate the...
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Simulation on Conflict Prevention in the Greater Horn of Africa

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is containing a conflict possible in the Horn of Africa? Young peacekeepers engage in a simulation that examines the multi-faceted conflict that exists between the countries of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Representatives from ten countries in...