Doctor's Dilemma: Advocacy for Whom?
Students investigate why doctors feel torn between patients and insurance companies. They examine the health care system and how it affects patients. They discuss one's ability to afford health insurance as well.
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Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
History, Eugenics and Genetics
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This lesson plan is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Truth or Money: How Advertisers Censor Health Information in Media
Two compelling texts about tobacco companies' influence over editorial content in print media introduce readers to the concept of advertising censorship. After study and discussion, class members compose a mock "final column" by a...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Extra extra, read all about record levels of civic duty and social responsibility! Here is a handout featuring USA Today news articles on recent surging volunteer rates, such as among college freshmen, celebrity activists, or in the...
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Life Savers?: Exploring Ethical Dilemmas Regarding AIDS Treatment in South Africa
Young scholars participate in a roundtable forum to discuss the notion of defying South African national government policies in order to fight AIDS after reading the online article, "A Bold Move on AIDS in South Africa."
6th - 12th Social Studies & History