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2020 Election Lesson Plans

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
With all the hyperbole of an election year, it can be difficult to find the facts, just the facts about candidates, issues, and ballot measures. Young political scientists, with the help of 21 resources from a nonpartisan, information...
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Political Science

For Students 9th - 12th
The right to vote and freedom of expression are democratic principles that fall under the study of political science. A handout describes writing assignments that are common in political science college classes and gives tips and...
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Should We Have More Than 2 Major Political Parties? | America From Scratch

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The advantages and disadvantages of the United States' two-party system are the focus of a short PBS video. After listening to a series of political scientists, viewers are asked whether they think the United States should change its...
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Meta-Study: Political Brains

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Are there differences in the brains of liberals and conservatives? That is the question young political scientists are challenged to answer. Class members examine studies, consider how the results are presented, and how the studies were...
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The Troubled Elections of 1796 and 1800

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Congress does more than create new laws. Political scientists delve into the elections of 1796 and 1800 to understand how political parties, the Electoral College, and personal agendas affected the election process. The resource also...
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Social Scientists

For Students 9th - 12th
In this social scientist learning exercise, students respond to 10 matching and short answer questions about the work of economists, archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, and political scientists.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: A Parody of Broken Promises

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Parodies of political figures are the lifeblood of the editorial cartoons in a free press. North Korea's nuclear threat provides young political scientists an opportunity to hone their critical thinking skills as they analyze a cartoon...
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Beyond a Two-Party System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young political scientists go beyond the two-party system and research third-party candidates running in the 2020 US Presidential election. Groups present background information about the candidate, the party's platform points, and a...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Oil Spill Perspectives

For Students 9th - 12th
With the BP oil spill still fresh on your scholars' minds, take the opportunity to analyze various perspectives on it through political cartoons. This critical-analysis handout features 2 cartoons on the incident. Background information...
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Candidate Reflection Essay

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After writing about which of the 2020 presidential candidates the class has researched most closely represents their ideas, young political scientists take a 2020 Presidential Election Candidate Quiz to determine what candidate they in...
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Albert Einstein- Mini Biography

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Genius, scientist, activist Albert Einstein is the subject of a short biography certain to interest viewers in learning more about this amazing man.
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Cold War Politics in The Space Race

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"Whoever controls space will control the world, " Lyndon B. Johnson said after the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik. This fueled the space race and encouraged the United States' goal of landing a man on the moon before the...
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Hey You! Want to Become a Scientist?

For Teachers 6th
students prepare and give oral presentations about assigned scientists and the accomplishments of the scientists after completing research and written reports on their subjects. They come to school dressed as their scientist!
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The Computer and Turing: Crash Course History of Science #36

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Computers have changed the world but how have computers themselves changed? A Crash Course History of Science episode focuses on the the history of the computer. It opens with defining what a computer is and continues by introducing the...
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Who is Alexander von Humboldt?

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Never heard of Alexander von Humboldt? Don't miss the opportunity to tell your class about "the most important forgotten man of science." The narrator describes an array of Humboldt's scientific accomplishments in his five-year journey...
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My Life As A Social Scientist

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine different areas of social studies and tell classmates about what social scientists do. They work in small groups: each group member researches a different social science focus, then presents to the class.
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Presidential Leadership and the Goal to Unify | America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Traditionally, a United States President's Inaugural Address establishes the tone and vision for his presidency. It has stressed the goal to unify the country and bring the political parties together after what are often divisive...
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A Defense of the Electoral College

For Students 9th - 12th
Each presidential election year, the debate about the electoral college rages. Michael C. Maibach's "A Defense of the Electoral College" offers young political scientists an opportunity to examine a reasoned argument for why the...
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Defining Democracy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
For democracies, it is both the best and the worst of times. As part of a study of the challenges facing democracies, young political scientists seek first to define democracy, and then to consider the relationship between democracy and...
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Leadership and Alexander Hamilton

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Alexander Hamilton serves as a model in a lesson that asks young political scientists to consider the strengths and weaknesses of six different leadership styles. They read a brief overview of Hamilton's activities before, during, and...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Al Gore Heats up a Debate

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze political cartoons about Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth." Students respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Oil Spill Perspectives

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events instructional activity, students analyze a political cartoon about the BP oil spill and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Lesson 7: How Did Science Lead to Political Theory?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the Scientific Revolution. In this European history lesson plan, 9th graders discuss the role of the Catholic Church during the revolution and use the Internet to help them complete handouts about scientists and...
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"The Scientist and The Prince: Two Interesting Early Pennsylvania Immigrants

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine immigrants including why people immigrated to America and their places of origin.  In this immigrants instructional activity students analyze the importance of immigrants and the obstacles that they encounter.