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30 resources with the concept public opinion

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Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
There are upstanders, bystanders, and whistle-blowers when it comes to dealing with dilemmas. The four lessons in this unit module ask young scholars to think about injustice and how to resolve difficult situations. Learners research...
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Where We Stand

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. Academics learn strategies to share their opinions and agree or disagree with others in a respectful manner. The resource provides scenarios to help individuals form opinions and share them with...
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Polling and Public Opinion

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Polls are ubiquitous in American politics, but just how reliable and equal are they? A video-driven resource helps learners discuss the question by examining what pollsters and pundits say. Extension activities involve evaluating the...
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Emancipation 1861 to 1863

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Academics read newspaper articles from 1861 to 1863 regarding Emancipation and answer questions to understand how public opinion changed over time and why. The activity provides scholars with good historical context and the vocabulary...
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Public Opinion: Crash Course Government and Politics #33

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If asked to name the senators who represent your state, could you do it? The 33rd installment of a 50-part United States and government and politics series addresses the issue of public opinion. Class members view a short video and...
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Reputation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What's the key to maintaining a good reputation? Keep your friends close—and your secrets even closer! Social scholars score a deeper understanding of sharing during a lesson from a privacy and reputation module. Participants consider...
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Shaping Public Opinion: Crash Course Government and Politics #34

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered why you believe what you believe? Scholars research how opinions form in United States government and politics. They view the 34th video of a 50-part series to analyze and discuss the impact media, religion, and...
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Episode 1.6: Test and Retest

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When it rains, it pours! Episode six in a seven-part Global Problem Solvers series explores the challenges brought upon the team as Malawi enters its rainy season. Two problem solvers visit a local institute to get assistance in...
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Influence and Persuasion: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Heard any good jingles lately? Chances are, you thought of several while you read this! Part of an extensive media literacy series, the video explores the world of advertising. Viewers see examples of different types of advertising,...
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Public Demonstrations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever fought publicly for an idea you believe in? Scholars research and analyze the right to demonstrate peacefully. Incorporating different real-life scenarios as well as legal decisions exposes the concept of democracy and free...
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Propaganda and Spin

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
How do you spin information to create propaganda? How is propaganda used in politics? Pupils explore the techniques used to sway public opinion, and use past and current ads as a model to design their own advertisements based on those...
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The Public Sphere

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do discussions in the public sphere contribute to a public agenda, and how are these discussions distinct from those in the private sphere? This resource includes fantastic secondary source reading material on this topic, as well as...
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Thinking like a Citizen

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Explore the influence social activism can have on important issues, and create a class full of young citizen activists. This plan calls for learners to participate in a whole class discussion and brainstorm about ways to effectively...
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Don't Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Have your class explore alcohol awareness public service announcements. Provided are a detailed plan and a complete set of materials for doing just this. Learners are exposed to a series of approaches and advertisements and decide which...
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The Formation of Public Opinion: Ch 8

For Students 10th - 12th
After reading about the formation of public opinion, the class can complete this quiz. They answer 5 true/false statements regarding public policy, political attitudes, and public opinion. Then they answer 5 multiple-choice questions...
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A Campfire Conversation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners examine point of view as it relates to public issues.  In this point of view lesson, students become familiar with the point of view of John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt about the wilderness. Learners debate if the wilderness...
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Assessing Public Opinion Polls and Building Them

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the role of public opinion polls in America. In this public opinion polls instructional activity, students discover the steps of analyzing poles before they create and conduct their own polls.
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Analyzing an Issue From Three Perspectives-Smoking in Public Places

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine multiple perspectives on a social issue.  In this social issues lesson, students discuss New York's recent ban on smoking from the perspectives of different groups.  Students takes notes on a video about smoking, and...
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America's Infrastructure: Miller Center National Discussion Debate Series

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Junior high and high school learners study infrastructure and its relationship to the current economy. They review handouts, watch a PBS clip, and review case studies in order to answer provided questions and role play over their views...
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Robinson vs Barlow and the White Indians: A Trial

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students judge the actions of Nathan Barlow and the White Indians by putting them on trial in the classroom. They discuss how public opinion can change based on time. Students judge the White Indians based on the early 1800's not on today.
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Campaign Finance Reform and Public Opinion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss the issue of finance reform in political campaigns. Using the internet, they identify the positives and negatives of finance reform and research the problems associated with campaign fund-raising. They share...
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A Day in the Life of Bill C-One: Canada's Parliamentary System

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Studnets explore the procedure that makes bills into laws, through research and class discussion. They conduct public opinion and media research surveys and discuss the impact they have on deliberations conducted during the passage of a...
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Hidden Persuaders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine classic propaganda techniques to analyze factors which influence learning and thinking processes influencing formation of public opinion through these lessons.
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Critical Path

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students widen their understanding of the different points of view surrounding current news topics. They research a current controversy on which public opinion is divided and write a concise commentary on the topic expressing a strong...