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105 resources with the keyterm laws

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Mining the New American West

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The Mining Act of 1872 allows mining companies to purchase land from the U.S. Government at 1872 prices - about $5.00 an acre! This video features the town of Crested Butte, Colorado, and a mountain just outside of town that was...
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Accidents Happen: Seat Belt Laws, Enforcement, and Usage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Start with a NOVA video about car crashes, crash test dummy footage, or other video about seat belt use. Or have groups review attached data about seat belt usage (by state) and share their conclusions. Learners then devise a method to...
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Sexual Abuse: Recognizing & Reporting

For Teachers 5th - 12th
This is not a lesson per se but there is some very good information. We, as teachers, are bound by law to report abuse. If you are comfortable, I think it's a good idea to let your classes know that you care and that this is a duty you...
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Orb and Effy Learn About Authority

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Simplify the teaching of the US Constitution with this primary grade social studies lesson. While reading a fun story about an imaginary place called Bubble Land, children learn about the concept of authority and the importance of rules...
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Third Grade Social Studies

For Students 3rd
In this social studies activity, 3rd graders complete multiple choice questions about laws, government, states, and more. Students complete 25 questions.
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The Role of the Executive Branch in the Lawmaking Process

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine Article I, Section 7, and Article II, Sections 2 and 3, of the U.S. Constitution, explain the president's role in the lawmaking process, and define the term veto.
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Cyberbullying and the Law

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Dealing with the very topical subject of cyberbullying, this lesson plan will surely create some engaged discussion in your classroom. Young learners discuss the laws concerning cyberbullying in Canada, and then respond to a series of...
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Tobacco: Promotion Tactics and the Law

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Youths aged 13 & 14 are most likely to notice and remember in-store tobacco promotions. Class members dissect tobacco advertising tactics and learn about relevant legislation by participating in guided discussion. Assessing...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Perfect for a Christian or private school setting, this lesson has learners use their Bible to help them identify the purpose of the government. They examine specific Bible verses then use them to define the government and the...
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Abercrombie & Fitch Catalogue: Is it Pornographic?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research the legal definition of pornography from a law textbook, reference books available in class or online. Students view the Abercrombie and Fitch home page. A selection of resources related to this topic is linked....
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For Teachers 1st
First graders summarize similarities and differences of life in England and America for the Pilgrims by reading a mini-book. Then, they write a journal entry in first person on what it is like to be a pilgrim in England and in America....
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Science and Measurement

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A great start to activate thinking about the scientific method, instruments, measurements, accuracy, constants and laws. Each slide describes important procedures and examples essential for the study of science.
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Minnesota Law and the Right to Drive

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students, in groups, investigate different cases and draw points of law from them. They also examine quotations and draw points of law from them as well.
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World War II Laws

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students explore how laws passed during World War II have helped people with disabilities. In this social studies lesson plan, students research laws passed since World War II and complete a WWII Law chart.
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How an Idea Becomes a Law

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore how a bill becomes a law and the actions the President may take. They create a poster illustrating the steps.
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Boat Safety and Water Sports, Lesson 2: Personal Flotation Devices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 2 is part of a twenty-two lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson is on personal flotation devices. There are reasons why the law requires PFDs. Click on the resource link at the bottom of the page to...
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Health in Progress - Seat Belts

For Students K - 6th
There is only one question on this worksheet, but it includes a review of information about wearing seatbelts. Youngsters cannot be reminded enough to always wear their seatbelts, and to wear them properly. Seatbelts are made for adult...
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Citizens Hold Their Breath in Smoke-free Cities

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate the laws covering smoking in public places in their community and find out if city council or other governing bodies have considered changing these laws. Students conduct interviews and write an article explaining...
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Laws...Who Needs Them?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Who needs laws? Junior high schoolers sure do! Provide your 7th-9th graders with an understandng about why laws are important and how they are used to create a functioning society. Learners use a series of handouts and readings to build...
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Abortion and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and determine if and how it was used to defend Dr. Henry Morgentaler who fought Canada's abortion laws. They write a one or two page analysis and share their perspectives with...
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Lesson Plan on Laws and Election Process

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discuss why communities need laws.  In this laws and the election process lesson, 3rd graders become familiar with the process for holding an election through vocabulary and reading.  Students hold a mock election.
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The US and WV: In Pursuit of Independence - Lesson 1

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders consider the concept of freedom. In this U.S. and West Virginia government lesson, 8th graders participate in a classroom activity that requires them to discuss freedoms and rights. Students read an essay about the costs...
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The US and WV: In Pursuit of Independence - Lesson 4

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders consider the purpose the Declaration of Independence. In this U.S. and West Virginia government lesson, 8th graders participate in a classroom activity that requires them to identify primary and secondary sources and then...
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The US and WV: In Pursuit of Independence

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders prepare for their own constitutional convention. In this U.S. and West Virginia government lesson, 8th graders participate in a classroom activity that requires them to select a convention president and participate in...