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#MonitoringTheMidterms: Does the Constitution forbid gerrymandering?

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Is gerrymandering constitutional? Or does it violate the First and Fourteenth Amendments? Use this lesson with your students to learn more about gerrymandering’s impact on the electoral process. Continue reading

On the 17th anniversary of 9/11, ask your students: How has the world changed?

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Tuesday marks the 17th anniversary of the attacks on September 11th. Discuss with your students how the U.S. and the world have changed. Continue reading

Monitoring the Midterms: Why Arizona, Nevada and Florida are worth watching

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Have your students choose the most relevant and interesting races to watch in the 2018 midterm elections. They should start with their own local and state elections! Continue reading

Lesson plan: How inventions will land humans on Mars

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Using the invention process, students will explore solutions to some of the problems facing the Mars mission and decide whether or not they are on board with expanding humankind’s reach in the universe. Continue reading

The public service legacy of Sen. John McCain

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Learn more about the life of Sen. John McCain with your students. What aspects of McCain’s life struck you the most? What do you think he will most be remembered for? Continue reading

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