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Video Clips from Social Science Experts
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These short 2-6 minute videos from academic experts and prominent leaders feature discussions on politics, economics, the environment, and philosophy...
Are Nuclear Weapons Useful? (Activity)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Guiding Question: Technology goes out of existence over time. So why do we still have nuclear weapons after the Cold War? This question is answered...
 Weighing Individual Versus Group Rights (Activity)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Are there situations in which society allows the rights and well-being of the individual to be valued more than than the welfare and safety of a...
Lesson Plan: Supreme Court Case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
After wearing black armbands to school in protest of the Vietnam War, three students -- two of them siblings -- were suspended by the Des Moines...
Lesson Plan: The Future of Social Security
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The Social Security Act of 1935 was created in response to social problems that had developed in the 19th and early 20th century. The act created the...
Lesson Plan: The Red Scare and McCarthyism
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Following World War II, tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States increased. As the Cold War began, the spread of communism and Soviet...
Lesson Plan: Presidential Pardons
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Article II, Section 2, Clause 1 of the U.S. Constitution gives the President the power to "grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the...
Lesson Plan: Congress' Power of Impeachment
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In the Constitution, the Congress is given the sole power of impeachment and removing the President and all civil officers from office. This power of...
Lesson Plan: Major Events of the Cold War
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The Cold War was a period of heightened tension and conflict between the United States, the Soviet Union, and their allies throughout the world that...
Bozemanscience - AP Environmental Science - 011 - Biogeochemical Cycles
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Copied from Bozeman Science: ‘Paul Andersen explains how biogeochemical cycles move required nutrients through the abiotic and biotic spheres on our...