Additional Lesson Idea
Exploring the Adolescent Brain
- Read several articles about brain development and create a chart depicting differences between adult and adolescent brains. Suggested articles, in the "Additional Resources" section of this guide, are listed here for your convenience:
- Develop questions and conduct a survey of classmates about their attitudes towards the difference between adult and adolescent decision-making.
- Make a chart of the differences.
How does YOUR state treat adolescent offenders?
Students will explore youth sentencing laws in their states. Students will research and report on how their states treat juveniles who commit or are accessories to crimes.