This climate change lesson plan explores the environmental impacts of China’s growing polluters and industry. It also looks at the human impact of China's water transfer project.
Introduce students to the impact of mining by Australian companies in Africa. Students explore a multimedia slideshow and use what they discover in a structured debate.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
A quick, 10-minute lesson about the effects of the Nuclear tests done on the Marshall Islands by the United States.
Students use evidence gathered from the resources to write a letter or presentation articulating their own opinion of whether or not to continue funding nuclear weapons in the U.S.
Students explore the concept of journalistic objectivity and use evidence from articles about land rights in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Myanmar to debate how a country’s natural resources should be...
Students conduct an analysis of Amy Maxmen's Newsweek article, examine how she educates and engages the audience, and explore the differences between this type of writing and academic writing.
This lesson looks at climate change and how some countries are trying to combat it.
Students explore how climate change is affecting the work of archaeologists in the arctic using Eli Kintisch's project "Thawing Arctic Soils: A Tenuous Present and Dangerous Future.”
Students will discuss how they use water, predict the impacts of a reduced groundwater supply, investigate articles and video, and create advocacy campaigns in support of groundwater regulations.
In this lesson, students will watch a 9-minute video and answer questions that will demonstrate their comprehension of its presentation of the complex problem of nuclear weapons.
The following humanitarian aid lesson plan asks students to consider the role that the World Bank should be playing in international aid and analyze the author’s purpose for writing the piece.