Gumshoeing the Web
Students discuss hackers and issues of computer privacy. They read the article "Sniffing Out Crime by Bits and Bytes," and debate the article through role-playing.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
How Has Technology Affected the Presidential Election Process in the U.S.?
Students measure technological advancements as they consider how they impacted the election process in the United States. In this presidential politics lesson, students research technological changes since the 1900's and create...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Birth of the Ancient Games: The Olympics
This exercise includes a lengthy article on the history of the Olympics as well as a map of Ancient Greece. The last page includes 15 reading comprehension questions about the passage. A fairly thorough look at this topic - geared toward...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Multicultural Issues and the Law: Gender and Race Based Schooling
Students examine the problems associated with gender based and race based education. In groups, they research the history of education and the laws that have changed education and impacted lives. They brainstorm a list of the positives...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Should Anthony Weiner Resign?
The news regarding congressional representative Anthony D. Weiner's scandalous online communications was a hot-button topic in public media in 2011. Use this article to review the timeline of events surrounding the situation, and then...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
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