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  • Social Studies
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In this two-day lesson, students will be introduced to several issues related to the social, economic, and environmental impacts of our current food...
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In this lesson, students will practice rapid ideation—an important step in design thinking—by brainstorming solutions to issues surrounding our...
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How do we assess the benefits and drawbacks of various solutions to a problem? To decide how one potential solution compares to another, we have to...
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In this lesson, students will practice rapid ideation—an important step in design thinking—by brainstorming solutions to issues surrounding global...
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How do we assess the benefits and drawbacks of various solutions to a problem? To decide how one potential solution compares to another, we have to...
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This excerpt discusses how China's domestic and foreign policies have largely been shaped by its land size, historic borders, and access to natural...
Glaciers in Chile.

Glaciers in Chile. CREDIT: Curt Carnemark/World Bank (CC)

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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The United States is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gas in the world, yet the federal government was unwilling to commit to the non-...
The Brazos Wind Farm near Fluvanna, Texas.

The Brazos Wind Farm near Fluvanna, Texas. CREDIT: Leaflet (CC)

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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The United States has a federal system of government in which different policies can be made on national, state, and local levels as long as they are...
Solar array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Solar array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. CREDIT: Larry E. Reid Jr., U.S. Air Force (CC)

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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The controversial 2010 court case Citizens United v. FEC opened space for the creation of Super PACs, which are outside, disclosed groups that can...
Cattle in Elko County, Nevada. Cows are large emitters of methane gas, a major source of climate change

Cattle in Elko County, Nevada. Cows are large emitters of methane gas, a major source of climate change. CREDIT: Famartin (CC)

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  • Social Studies
  • High School
What can we do in our everyday lives to help the environment? Why do these actions make a difference when it comes to climate change? The attached...