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This course contains five projects that are organized around the following question: “What is the proper role of government in a democracy?” Each project involves political simulations through which students take on roles that help contextualize the content required by the new College Board course framework.Founders' IntentElectionsSupreme CourtCongressGovernment in ActionOpenly licensed PDF unit plans of all the above units are available at this Sprocket Lucas Education Research Platform (scroll to bottom of web page).Alternately, educators may sign up for free access to the online AP U.S. Government and Politics course that includes additional instructional supports:https://sprocket.lucasedresearch.org/users/sprocket_access

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Social Studies
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Full Course
Author:
Knowledge in Action
Lucas Education Research
University of Washington
Date Added:
01/15/2019
Alcatraz 360°
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In the yard outside the administration block, Alcatraz actually looks very idyllic on a sunny day with a nice view over the bay, San Francisco and the bridges...

You can also see this 360° photosphere panorama with for example Google Cardboard and Ocolus Rift VR headsets:

presence.outliers.es/https://www.flickr.com/photos/stignygaard/24649255286.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Media Object
Author:
Stig Nygaard
Date Added:
03/08/2021
Being Muslim in America: Acts of Courage and Healing
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Eight Muslim Americans living in Colorado with family histories from eight separate Muslim-majority countries, share their personal stories. They describe incidents of Islamophobia, as well as the healing processes they have experienced in their workplaces, in their neighborhoods, and through supportive organizations. @2017

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
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Infobase
Date Added:
09/18/2019
Being Muslim in America: An Afghan American Family Story
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Jamshid and Huma Ebadi both came to the United States as young children with their families from Afghanistan under harrowing circumstances. As adults, with a young family of their own, they now live in a suburb of Denver, CO. Hear their stories of love, compassion, and of hope. @2017

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Social Studies
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Lesson
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Infobase
Date Added:
09/18/2019
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Capturing Utah's Symbols and Landmarks
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Students will take digital pictures of Utah symbols and landmarks they find in their neighborhoods or communities. They will email them to their teacher, and the teacher will put them into a slideshow or movie to share with the class. This lesson was created by Traci Rindlisbach. 

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Katie Blunt
Date Added:
11/20/2020
A Comprehensive Outline Of World History
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A textbook that covers major events from the beginning of time until 1900. The text is divided first by time period and then by region and country within the period. Learn about the following topics in this world history textbook:Ice Age, Neanderthals, Mesolithic Age, Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age,  Ancient Egypt, Greek Empire, Roman Empire, Nomads, Han Dynasty, Mayan Empire, Byzantine Empire, Dark Ages, Barbarians, Turkish Empire, Viking Empire, Vikings, Charlemagne, Classical Period, Middle Ages, Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Black Death, Plague, Colonization, America, Pilgrims, Ottoman Empire, American Revolution, Industrial Revolution, Reconstruction, Renaissance, Age of Discovery, Elizabethan Era, Reformation Era, Age of Enlightenment. Suggested Level: UP (Upper Elementary)

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Jack E. Maxfield
Date Added:
01/03/2019
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Dominguez & Escalante Expedition
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This lesson will engage students in understanding the impact the Dominguez & Escalante expedition had on Native American tribes living in Utah and the eventual settlement of Utah. Students will be assessed by creating an Apple Pages project wherein they demonstrate their understanding of the two issues. Students are asked to create an essay including images about the Dominguez & Escalante expedition. 

Subject:
History
Professional Learning
Social Studies
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Author:
Breanne
Date Added:
03/09/2021
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Alluvial soil in Tooele Valley.
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The significance of -- Alluvial soil in Tooele Valley -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences. === This is an example of alluvial fan grading from mountains down to lower valley floors and basins. The Great Salt Lake and Stansbury Island are visible at the end of the sequence. ===

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Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
A Peoples' History of Utah series
Author:
May, Dean L., Ph.D.
Date Added:
10/08/2012
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Avalanche hazards in Utah.
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The significance of -- Avalanche hazards in Utah -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Bonneville Salt Flats.
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The significance of -- Bonneville Salt Flats -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Book Cliffs, puffy clouds and juniper.
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The significance of -- Book Cliffs, puffy clouds and juniper -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences. === The Book Cliffs extend from near Price to Crescent Junction. ===

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Cactus in bloom, Zion National Park.
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A view of -- Cactus in bloom, Zion National Park -- is presented in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Cattle grazing.
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The significance of -- Cattle grazing -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences. === This is located east of Mount Tabby. ===

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Cattle grazing in grassy meadow.
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A view of -- Cattle grazing in grassy meadow -- is presented in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Climatic areas in Utah.
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The significance of -- Climatic areas in Utah -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Fire hazards in Utah.
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The significance of -- Fire hazards in Utah -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
A Peoples' History of Utah series
Author:
May, Dean L., Ph.D.
Date Added:
10/08/2012