Students will explore how health topics are presented in the news media using behind the scenes videos from Carl Gierstorfer’s Ebola project and Jon Cohen’s HIV/AIDS project.
Students will learn about the concept of epidemiology and how it is used to control or prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
In this short lesson, students view photos that tell stories about hurricanes very differently and think critically about how to spread natural disaster news in a useful, respectful way.
Estudiantes exploran leyes de expropiación en la construcción de la cerca fronteriza entre los EE.UU. y México para crear un recurso para miembros de su comunidad sobre los derechos a la tierra.
Students explore eminent domain law in the construction of the U.S./Mexico border fence through text and video to create a resource outlining and advocating for their community members’ land rights.
Students will be able to analyze details from an article about policies impacting Deaf students in China in order to write a short essay evaluating the challenges and benefits that result from...
Students explore the process, purpose, and impact of investigative journalism in order to create a resource that clearly and engagingly conveys information about the Paradise Papers.
Students examine the anatomy of offshore activities revealed in the Paradise Papers to evaluate their impact on various actors and consider what steps should be taken as a result of the...
Students will use information from "Outwitting Nature’s Greatest Killer" to complete a graphic organizer detailing different solutions to mosquito transmitted illnesses and to argue for a solution.
Students explore the importance of international journalism by analyzing an interview with veteran reporter Marvin Kalb.
This lesson asks students to examine Salvadoran gang violence in the U.S. and El Salvador, evaluating the role deportation plays in stoking violence and considering its impact on multiple actors.
Students learn about health problems associated with solid fuel cooking, alternative cooking methods that would reduce the incidence of these problems, and the difficulties of implementing changes.