Social_Studies_Team
Updated: 
2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
An activity on population.The PowerPoint is one long file as I prefer to work in one big document; in order to easily review past lessons & it...
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Common Core
This is a student assignment to research and write about a global issue , though any particular issue can be chosen. It includes assignment...
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The Weekly Text from Mark's Text Terminal for January 25, 2019, is a complete lesson plan on migration as a cause of history.
Students in a classroom
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Getting started is easy. Go to the Applied Digital Skills website and sign up to set up your first class. Check out this guide with step-by-step...
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...
President Obama and Vice President Biden speak with Blake Jones, CEO of Namaste Solar Electric, Inc., while looking at solar panels. Denver, Colorado, 2009.

President Obama and Vice President Biden speak with Blake Jones, CEO of Namaste Solar Electric, Inc., while looking at solar panels. Denver, Colorado, 2009. CREDIT: Pete Souza, White House (CC)

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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Renewable energy is becoming more popular in the United States thanks to new construction and lower costs. According to the Business Council for...
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Common Core
In 1992 a civil war in Afghanistan turned the country upside down. It also littered the country with landmines. In this public radio story we hear...
Students engage in dialogue through video conferences
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
As a result of a rapidly globalizing and changing world, students need new skills and competencies that prepare them for the 21st century. With the...