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12 resources with the keyterm policy

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Responding to Terrorism: Policy Options

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine how the United Nations should respond to terrorism. They analyze the issues relating to the policy on terrorists. They participate in a debate to share their views.
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No More Traffic Jams: Lesson 3

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Traffic is a very real concern for any Urban dweller. After watching a video showing various traffic issues and solutions, learners group up to discuss and develop innovative traffic solutions of their own. They explore vocabulary and...
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Macroeconomic Problems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the main phases of the business cycle and the conditions that are expected during a recession and boom. They discuss the difficulty of economic policy making. They practice solving equations using interest rates.
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The Last Abortion Clinic: Key Constitutional Issues of the Abortion Debate

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners discuss the Constitution of the United States and its amendments, then apply this discussion by creating a "Who should Decide What?" list, based upon their ideas about whether controversial issues such as abortion and medical...
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Worksheet 6: Identifying Policymakers

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
In this policy change worksheet, students determine who has the power to make community policy as they consider ways to encourage policymakers to change. Students respond to 7 short answer questions and complete a graphic organizer.
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Conflicts in Government Policy Objectives

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students consider a series of arguments for a particular set of policy proposals that have wide ranging implications not only to the non-economic objectives of a government but also to the wider efficiency and equity of the economy as a...
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Full Court Press

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners watch a video clip about bullying, discuss the video, and help develop an anti-bullying policy for their school.
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Social Studies MEAP Extended Response Debate

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students debate policy issues online with students from another school.
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Labor, The Economy, and Monetary Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between labor, economy and monetary policy. In groups, they identify the factors that affect the labor market and the role of the Federal Reserve. They review how policy is made and how it can help or...
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American Presidents and Race Relations

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss the policies of race relations of five presidents. They analyze primary documents to comprehend the various views and actions of five Presidents in regards to race relations. Students evaluate the influence of...
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Nurturing Nature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify environmental problems and their causes. They explore some of the ways environmental problems are currently being addressed. In groups students explore causes, possible prevention methods, and laws and regulations...
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Deliberating "Pros" and "Cons" of Policy Options

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work together to examine different policy options. Using documents, they explain the trade-offs and incentives of each option. They complete a handout for each option and discuss the outcome of each role-play. They end the...