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Lesson Plan October 16, 2019

The Weekly: Tracing Conflict Minerals from the Ground to the Consumer

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Warm-up: Uncovering the role of gold in your everyday life.

Introducing the Resource: Watching “Apple's Gold,” an episode of "The Weekly." Email education@pulitzercenter.org for free access.

Discussion: Exploring the content and structure of this episode.

In-class Activity: Evaluating the role of different entities in the Colombian gold trade.

Extension Activities:

1. Researching conflict resources and creating an explanatory video

2. Developing recommendations on responsible trade and consumerism

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