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A collection of pins are seen on a cart during a campaign rally for Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Santa Cruz, California, U.S., May 31, 2016.  REUTERS/Stephen Lam

“We Polked you in ’44, we shall Pierce you in ’52!” Presidential Campaign Slogans

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Slogans are a critical aspect of a political campaign: In just a few words, they must summarize the candidate’s brand and win over voters. How well do you know presidential campaign slogans from history? Continue reading

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Climate Change and Your Community

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Ninety-seven percent of scientists currently agree that global surface temperatures have increased over recent decades and that these trends are almost certainly due to human activities.…read more

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Understanding Campaign Finance Law

Lesson Plan

Campaign finance has been a major point of discussion among the three remaining presidential candidates. How much do students know about the history of campaign finance law? Continue reading

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Are Teens Addicted to Technology?

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What roles do social media and technology play in teens’ lives? Is it possible that teens are addicted to their phones? In this lesson plan, students will respond to PBS NewsHour’s Brief but Spectacular episode, “Teens on Tech.” Continue reading

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Take a poll, debate the issue: Immigration

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Where do students stand on immigration policy? In this lesson plan, have students take a poll before and after they debate the issue to see…read more

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