This lesson asks students to compare the water crisis facing Flint, Michigan to a water crisis in China. Students use digital resources and practice cooperative learning and writing skills.
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This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
The following lesson plans were designed by Liz Morrison, coordinator of Social Studies for the Parkway School District in St. Louis, as part of the Pulitzer Center's Global Gateway initiative.
This lesson provides resources for teachers in Winston-Salem, NC as they create lesson plans connected to the "Dispatches" exhibition at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).
Explore reporting projects related to child labor.
Teach students about the factors affecting climate migration.
Discuss the potential ramifications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement on labor rights.
Through this webquest, students use several different projects on the "Downstream" web portal to examine the impact of water resources on a wide range of communities around the world.
Sudan has been a "fragile state" for more than two decades. Through this webquest, students are able to explore this complex country using several different reporting projects on Sudan.
Students explore the concept of peacebuilding, then use what they have learned to evaluate peacebuilding efforts in their community and suggest peacebuilding projects of their own.
This digital interactive notebook was created to help middle school students grasp the important information presented in the Preface section of “Fractured Lands” by Scott Anderson.
This is a multi-week unit on water rights and access. Students examine the causes of water shortages across the globe and explore solutions to ensure that all people have access to clean, safe...