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An Introduction to Kenneth Waltz’s Theory of International Politics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Kenneth Waltz's 1979 book An Introduction of International Politics used game theory and rational calculation to discuss international relations. Learn more about the ways states rely on trust to interact with each other, and how large...
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An Introduction to Hans Morgenthau's Politics Among Nations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can countries avoid global warfare if they all act the same way? Consider the importance of international relations with a video analysis of Hans Morgenthau's 1948 work, Politics Among Nations, which cites liberal idealism as a factor in...
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Casting a Ballot for New Freedoms

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use a New York Times article about the first free election in Indonesia in over four decades as a tool for learning about the government and politics, economy, religion, international relations, and people of Indonesia in the...
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Searching for China: A Full WebQuest

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars research the six key aspects of Chinese culture. They examine problems and issues from different perspectives and look in to the nature of international relations in an interdependent world. All of this is accomplished by...
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Writing Exercise: Global Trade II

For Students 7th - 9th
When explorers set out to discover the world, they opened up to a world economy through global trade. Read then use this expository writing worksheet to answer three critical thinking questions. Each questions relates to the rise of...
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A World Torn by Drugs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore different drug issues that have affected international relations.
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Reform in the Middle East Online Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Give your class the opportunity to take the time to examine their beliefs and misconceptions about American foreign policy in other countries. Learners begin by moving around the room to identify to others whether they agree or disagree...
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Pandemics and Security

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the preparations being made worldwide for the next pandemic. This is especially relevant in government or international relations classes but may be used in any class in which current events are discussed.
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Farewell to Manzanar: Japanese Internment Camps During World War II

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Examine the conditions that brought forth Japanese internment camps. Young historians read Farewell to Manzanar and debate whether Japanese internment was inhuman or a necessary element of war. They then write Haikus describing the camp...
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Total Internal Reflection

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars work through three different activities applying their knowledge of total internal reflection (TIR). First, they simply identify which diagrams create TIR and which don't. Next, they match different types of boundary behaviors...
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International Relations: Concept Mapping With Inspiration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils create concept maps comparing and contrasting Neo-realism vs. Realism and Neo-liberalism vs. Liberalism using the Inspiration educational software. This lesson is intended for a high school level social studies class and requires...
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Mission to Burma

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars discuss whether the United States should change its policy towards Burma. For this international relations lesson, students read an article about Burma's recent history and relationship with the United States. Young...
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International Trade Web Pages

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars describe how a country is currently engaging in international trade in terms of both imports and exports, as well as identifying trade barriers. They conduct research to identify the institutions and culture of a country....
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Amnesty International and Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the mission of Amnesty International. In this human rights lesson, students read literature about the social justice organization and then compose letters on behalf of those suffering from human rights persecution in...
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The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing...
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Navigating the Straits

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners research the players and events that have influenced U.S.-China relations since World War II, with specific emphasis on the two countries' relationships with Taiwan. They write a briefing paper, advising the president on the...
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International Children's Book Day

For Students 5th - 10th
Celebrate International Children's Book Day using this resource. Learners complete activities, such as reading a passage, sequencing, unscrambling sentences, writing questions, conducting surveys, and writing. Students complete twelve...
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Relative Velocity Simulation

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If your pupils think relative velocity is the velocity at which you can run away from your relatives, they need this simulation. Two bikers want to meet at a specific time. Scholars alter the velocity of one rider to arrange the...
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Japanese Internment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students visit Japanese internment camps. In this World War II activity, students examine photographs from the internment camps and use them to imagine what it must have been like to live in the camps. Students write poems, letters, or...
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Lights on the International Space Station

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Groups explore illumination with NASA's Lighting Environment Test Facility (LETF) as a context. Using the TI-Nspire app, groups determine the lux equation that models their simulation. They then use the lux equation to solve problems...
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The Incredible Collaboration Behind the International Space Station

For Students 4th - 12th
Imagine 16 nations working together to build a six-bedroom house. In space. Welcome to the International Space Station and follow along as it is built room-by-room.
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International Trade

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students share ideas on international trade. They research Canadian trade agreements and European protectionism. finally students evaluate advantages and disadvantages of different topics associated with international trade.
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World Trade Center Design Proposals

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore architectural design.  In this critical thinking and architecture lesson, students view a number of websites providing proposals for design plans of a new World Trade Center.  Students choose and evaluate three possible...
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International Children's Rights Organizations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Distinguish specific historical aspects of international organizations and identify the role played by international organizations such as UNICEF, Amnesty International, International Labor Organization, Human Rights Watch and Child...

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