Checks and Balances in Supreme Court Nominations

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By Greg Timmons, teacher and Executive Director of The Constitution Project in Portland, Oregon Subject(s) Civics, Current Events, Government, Social Studies Estimated Time: Two to three…read more

Government & Civics

Structure of Congress

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By Lara Maupin, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Virginia Subject(s) Social Studies, Civics Estimated Time: One to two class periods Grade…read more

Government & Civics

The Black Press

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By Angela Dodson, adjunct instructor for media issues and communications Subject(s) Civics, United States history, Language Arts (journalism and communications) Time Approximately three, 40-minute class…read more

Media Literacy

Exploring Alternative Energy Sources

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By Lisa Prososki, a former middle and high school teacher Subjects Secondary science, geography, and current events classes Estimated Time Three to four 50-minute class…read more


Paying for Crime

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By Amy Lein, a Math and Special Education teacher at Newton North High School in Newton, Massachusetts Grades 9 – 12 Estimated Time Three 50-minute…read more


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