We found 14 resources with the concept special interest groups
Interest Group Formation: Crash Course Government and Politics #43Lesson Planet
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Teachers around the nation are a part of a special interest group, through the NEA union, that fights in Washington DC for better education. Scholars investigate reasons interest groups, like the NEA, form. A short video, the 43rd of a...
Caucus 101Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Want to get your students, their parents, and your community involved in the democratic process? Although designed for Iowans, you don't have to be from that state nor does it need to be an election year to benefit from the resources in this collection.
Linkage Institutions: Interest Groups: Option ALesson Planet
9th - 12th
How are elections really run and won? Learn about special interest groups, super PACs, and lobbyists with an engaging lesson about the caucus process. Young voters research specific interest groups and analyze their part in previous and...
The Economics of Dallas Buyers ClubLesson Planet
8 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do entrepreneurship and crony capitalism intersect with federal regulation and the Food and Drug Administration in Dallas Buyers Club? This is a fascinating video that covers a wealth of economic concepts while referencing the recent...
Battle Behind the Pumps - Exploring Supply & DemandLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After considering the role that gasoline plays in our lives and our dependence on it as a society, learners participate in a reading activity discussing why the price of oil is increasing. They will then simulate being members of a...
The Role of Special Interest GroupsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the role of special interest groups in American politics. They conduct research on recently passed legislation, identify the influence of special interest groups on this legislation, watch a video, and read a handout.
There's More out There Than Just Democrats and RepublicansLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the other political parties in the United States. In this American politics instructional activity, students research minority parties in the country and create PowerPoint presentations that feature their...
How Can Big Business Make Money From Tariffs?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of the rise of big business in the United States. In this economics lesson, students investigate the impact of tariffs on businesses. Learners also investigate the impact that incentives have on special...