Free Market Environmentalism
Discuss the pros and cons of the the free market system using this resource. Learners read background information, answer questions, and offer their opinion on this topic.
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The Single Market and Free Trade
What are the benefits of a single EU market? Class members conclude their examination of the European Union by focusing on the single market concept designed to bring down barriers, create more jobs, and increase prosperity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Liberty and Security in Contemporary China
Upper graders consider contemporary Chinese economics, political viewpoints, and government. This unit covers a span of several class periods or six days, and engages learners in a variety of skills based activities. They conduct...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review An Introduction to Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring
Can pesticides affect humans, even if they don't eat the crops that were sprayed? Silent Spring, Rachel Carson's 1962 work on the environmental effects of DDT, discusses the ways that bioaccumulation creates a path from a dangerous...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Market Failures, Taxes, and Subsidies
When should the government step in for the greater public good? Watch a video that details what happens when market externalities need some help sorting themselves out, and whether those regulatory steps are beneficial or not.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable