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      • Thumb image for The Responsibilities of Local GovernmentResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        The Responsibilities of Local Government

        Grades: 4
        Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Civics
        This is the last lesson in the unit designed to teach the significance of the U.S. Constitution and the shared powers of governm...
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        Public Service Announcement: Civic Responsibility

        Grades: 5
        Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Civics
        This is the final lesson in a unit designed to help students understand E Pluribus Unum (Out of many, One), and that personal ...
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        The Constitution: What It Says and What It Means

        Grades: 5
        Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Civics
        Through participation in this lesson students will learn what the Constitution says, what it means, and its importance. Studen...
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        What's Your Problem? A Look at the Environment in Your Own Backyard

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
        Subjects: Ecology & Ecosystems, History-Social Science, Science, Life Sciences, Environmental Issues
        Lesson plans in which students take on an environmental project. They begin by interviewing people who live in their town or nei...
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        Smithsonian in Your Classroom: Winning the Vote: How Americans Elect Their President

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History
        Lesson plan that introduces students to the office of the presidency and the process of electing the president. Covers political...
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        Mathline Activity IV -- Approval Voting

        Grades: 6 to 9
        Subjects: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Science, Behavior and Communication, Mathematics and 8 additional..
        Mock election demonstrating approval voting, an electoral system in which voters can select as many or as few candidates as they...
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        Mathline Activity II -- Plurality Voting

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Science, Behavior and Communication, Mathematics and 8 additional..
        Mock-election demonstrating plurality electoral systems, both the traditional first-past-the-post system and a plurality-with-el...
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        Mathline Activity I -- Borda Count

        Grades: TK/K to 12
        Subjects: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Science, Behavior and Communication, Mathematics and 8 additional..
        Mock-election demonstrating the Borda Electoral Count, a ranking system of elections that is rarely used for governmental electi...
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        Mathline Activity III -- Pairwise Comparisons

        Grades: 6 to 12
        Subjects: Public Services, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Career & Technical Ed and 10 additional..
        Mock-election demonstrating the pairwise comparison method of decision making, whereby each candidate is compared to another and...
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        Land Use and Lawmaking in California (Beginning Level)

        Grades: 3 to 5
        Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts
        Lesson comparing uses of land in California -- how images can influence government -- write letters about environmental issues t...
        Contributor: The Getty
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        What Is Work and Who Are the Workers? (Intermediate Level)

        Grades: 6 to 8
        Subjects: Visual Arts
        Students will research the issue of child labor and participate in a mock news broadcast in response to the works of art.
        Contributor: The Getty
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        Putting a Spin on Current Events (Advanced Level)

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts
        Lesson in which students compare propagandistic strategies in artworks to modern-day examples of persuasive techniques and creat...
        Contributor: The Getty
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        Land Use and Lawmaking in California (Advanced Level)

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, History-Social Science
        Lesson examining photographs of suburban development -- land use and design a plan for a utopian, environmentally-friendly housi...
        Contributor: The Getty
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        Land Use and Lawmaking in California (Intermediate Level)

        Grades: 6 to 8
        Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts
        Lesson in which students discuss principles of transcendentalism and create photographic essays depicting an environmental issue
        Contributor: The Getty
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