Consider the Issues
Students develop and express opinions on personal and societal issues in biology through journal entries (written and other forms), oral position statements and group discussions.
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100 People: Global Issues Through Our Lens
If the world were 100 people...17 would not have access to safe drinking water, 18 would not be able to read or write, and 52 would not have a primary education. Using the theme of "100 people," this resource explores other major issues...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Creating 21st Century Superheroes
Create 21st century learners by utilizing technology and library databases. Scholars explore the concept of comic books as literature and create a superhero who could uniquely solve a 21st century global issue. Databases such as SIRS are...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?
Plastics in our oceans not only create unsightly litter, but they also threaten habitats. A video episode maps the location of the majority of the plastic debris and explains the impact the debris has on our world. The lesson also...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Social Issues and Art Inquiry Project
Connect art to social issues with a extended inquiry project. Individuals or small groups select a social issue and a type of art to explore. They complete a KWL chart for both the social issue and the art strand and take time to create...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson 3: Social Issue Investigation
Twelfth graders consider solutions to American social issues. In this current events instructional activity, 12th graders research current social issues and then prepare Presidential briefings based on solutions they have crafted to...
12th Social Studies & History
Teaching Controversial Science Issues Through Law Related Education
Discuss the differences in dialogue and debate when considering a controversial topic. Your class can work in small groups to complete a guided discussion of this controversial topic and then participate in a simulation of the Scopes...
6th - 12th Science