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Lesson Plan: Historical Presidential Campaign Announcement Analysis
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In order to meet Federal Election Commission requirements, individuals running for president must officially declare their candidacy. This lesson has...
Lesson Plan: Constitution Clips Scavenger Hunt
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This lesson has students use C-SPAN's Constitution Clips to explore the provisions of the U.S. Constitution. Using their own devices in class or at...
Should the legislative filibuster rule be eliminated in the Senate?
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The filibuster in the Senate is used to delay or block action on most legislation through unlimited debate. Because of this, the Senate currently...
Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In 1971, the 26th Amendment to the Constitution was passed and ratified lowering the voting age to 18. This amendment was proposed in response to the...
What should the United States do to address issues along the U.S.-Mexico border?
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The United States-Mexico border stretches over 1,900 miles from the Pacific Ocean in California to the Gulf of Mexico in Texas. With President Trump’...
Should the federal government fund a single-payer health care system for everyone?
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The health care system in the United States currently consists of a hybrid of various private and government funded programs and policies. With...
3D Eclipse Simulations - Explore how arrangement, shadow size, and tilt affect eclipses
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Infiniscope.org offers free browser-based learning experiences focused on earth and space science. Using NASA assets, students can manipulate the...
Latin American Political Instability & Independence Post-World War II Research Project
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This is a project-based group project which encourages children to do independent research with guided instructions. All of these attachments are...
Voting Discrimination and the Effects of Shelby County v. Holder
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This lesson looks at the history of voting discrimination, the protections provided by the Voting Rights Acts of 1965 and the impact of the Supreme...
Should the federal government enact "red flag" laws to prevent gun violence?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This lesson looks at legislation that would provide federal grants for states to enact red flag laws. Red flag laws, also known as extreme risk...