Working: The Law
Pupils read a lesson on working and getting a job in Minnesota. They complete a worksheet, which includes completing a sample job application.
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Rights, Remixes, and Respect
It is very easy to access creative work online, and some individuals are not aware of all the rules that accompany using someone else's original work. Show your class the difference between inspiration and using without permission. The...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
While this lesson includes several nice worksheets to identify and discuss the various limits on government (i.e. a constitution, the rule of law, separation of powers, consent of the governed, etc.), its main value lies in a case study...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Copyright, Exceptions, and Fair Use
Why have courts declared the Fair Use clause the most troublesome in copyright law? Does this clause mean that teachers can use copyrighted materials for educational purposes? What are the exceptions to copyright enforcement? Find the...
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed 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
Running for Freedom: The FUgitive Slave law and the Coming of the Civil War
In order to understand the complicated nature of slave laws during the Civil War, learners compare and contrast an abolitionist poster and a runaway slave ad. They use an attached worksheet to consider each primary source document, then...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Working for a Living: Child Labor Laws
Students research the working conditions in the late 1800's and the evolution of child labor laws. They discuss how the laws affect them today and if they are fair. They write a paper summarizing the laws and the view of the laws.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History