Discover the story of how Dale Larson saved 29 schoolchildren during a 1928 tornado in Thurston County, Nebraska. Imagine how the events of that tornado would have been different with the current advances in severe weather warning systems. Details »
Explore President Barack Obama's policy on offshore oil exploration and examine the potential costs and benefits of this policy. Role-play interested advocacy groups to develop your own public policy for offshore oil exploration. Details »
Consider how technology has both improved our lives and created new threats to environmental and human health. Reflect on how modern electronics are changing how we relate to the natural world. Details »
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Investigate how immigration, assimilation, discrimination, prejudice and pride are all part of the history of interaction between the predominant American culture and Asian Americans.
Analyze crime statistics, juvenile justice and overcrowded prisons as you evaluate your views of the criminal justice system.