Through an exploration of the history of school safety in the U.S., experience the connection between methods of scientific analysis and civic engagement. Generate questions, draw conclusions, and develop a plan to use data for civic action.
Examine electro-magnetism and the science of communication and its role in building community in our country through primary source analysis and the construction of a telegraph machine.
Analyze and interpret school-associated violent deaths data, then use knowledge of civic life, politics, and government to discuss using data for civic action.
Explore the experiences of farmworkers over time and discover the impact Dolores Huerta and the United Farm Workers had on improving pay, working conditions and civil rights. Then try your hand at inspiring civic engagement.
Through analysis of primary sources, including poetry, explore the experiences of Mexican-American farmworkers over time and under the leadership of Dolores Huerta and the United Farm Workers. Then create your own coalition-building poem.
How did Dolores Huerta and the United Farm Workers collaborate with others to improve working conditions? Use what you learned about civic engagement to reflect on working with others to problem solve and affect change.
Analyze primary sources to discover a story of citizens shaping and sustaining our democracy through civic action and contemplate the import and impact of citizens who strive for equality.
Engage with the key concepts of democracy and republic through close reading of excerpts from The Federalist Papers in order to gain a deeper understanding of the U.S. Constitution.