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Sample Test: Law, Past & Present

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
From the Magna Carta. Code of Hammurabi, and common law to today's special interest groups and law enforcement agencies, test your young historians on the evolution of the rule of law in society with this multiple choice assessment.
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Law Enforcement - Explosions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do law enforcement officers determine the strength of an explosion based on the movement of objects around the point of origin? Scholars inspect the relative mass and velocities of two cars before and after an explosion. They perform...
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DNA, Crime and Law Enforcement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Civil rights meets biotechnology in a instructional activity that scrutinizes the collection of DNA of citizens who have been arrested, but not yet convicted of a crime. Real-life cases are examined in which the DNA of a relative was...
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On This Day: Branch Davidian Standoff

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
When David Koresh and his followers refused to let a group of federal agent search their compound for illegal weapons, a firefight that eventually ended in the deaths of dozens of people ensued. What could law enforcement have done to...
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Law Enforcement - Hit-and-Stick Collisions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do police determine the speed of a car that has hit a stopped vehicle? Scholars determine the momentum of the car system both before and after a collision. They identify instances where the law of conservation of momentum appears to...
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Accidents Happen: Seat Belt Laws, Enforcement, and Usage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Start with a NOVA video about car crashes, crash test dummy footage, or other video about seat belt use. Or have groups review attached data about seat belt usage (by state) and share their conclusions. Learners then devise a method to...
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Law, Jurisdictions, and Enforcement Agencies

For Teachers 10th Standards
How do you figure out what law enforcement agency has jurisdiction when a crime has been committed? That's the challenge facing class members in this role-play activity.
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Running for Freedom: The FUgitive Slave law and the Coming of the Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In order to understand the complicated nature of slave laws during the Civil War, learners compare and contrast an abolitionist poster and a runaway slave ad. They use an attached worksheet to consider each primary source document, then...
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Law Enforcement - Refraction

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils apply their knowledge of refraction to four different sets of challenges. Each of the first three focus on one variable's impact on the direction of bending. The fourth combines variables for greater challenge.
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Law 12 - Law and Society

For Students 11th - 12th
Law and society go hand-in-hand, explore the  law as it pertains to social impact throughout history. Here are 20 excellent questions that have learners examine law from the code of Hammurabi, to Napoleonic law and the Magna Carta....
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Police Officer’s 101

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What characteristics does an effective police officer have? Your young citizens will explore the roles of police officers and/or SRO's in their community by participating in an acting activity, whereby they will be given a particular...
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Copyright, Exceptions, and Fair Use

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Why have courts declared the Fair Use clause the most troublesome in copyright law? Does this clause mean that teachers can use copyrighted materials for educational purposes? What are the exceptions to copyright enforcement? Find the...
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Immigration Enforcement Raids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class groups take on the role of advisors to the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Policy & Planning of ICE. Their charge is to prepare a report for the secretary on the effectiveness of enforcement actions of the ICE in stemming...
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Law Enforcement Careers: Working with Decimals

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore math functions by examining law enforcement. For this decimals lesson, 6th graders define what a decimal is and how it could be used in assisting with bonds, speeding tickets and other law enforcement...
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Approaching Law Enforcement Officers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners acknowledge the role of law enforcement in the community. They discuss the ways in which law enforcement act in the community. Students role play appropriate behavior when approached by a member of law enforcement. This less...
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Law Enforcement Puzzle

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Law Enforcement puzzle, students identify topics dealing with law enforcement. A list of 40 words are given to assist students in their search.
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Parental Liability

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How many teenagers have wanted their parents to let them make their own decisions?  The answer is ... all of them! Scholars investigate where parental liability begins and ends in the eyes of the law. Using case studies and legal...
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DNA Evidence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use the Internet to identify DNA and how it determines what we look like. They also explore how law enforcement uses DNA to help them solve crimes. They examine the problems with this identification as well.
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Street Law: Paternity in Washington

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students are introduced to the topic of paternity under street law enforcements. As a class, they discover the many stakeholders when asking about paternity under Washington law. They examine how the court has the best interest of the...
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Human Trafficking & Modern Day Slavery - Laws & Conventions

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students are introduced to the topic of human trafficking. They identify the reasons why people are trafficked and the laws and conventions around the globe that punish this type of behavior. Using the internet, they describe how the...
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The Rule of Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What functions do laws serve in our society? Your learners will be guided through several interactive activities to address this question, and to consider the impact of rule of law in American society.
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Preschool Lesson Plan: Police

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore government roles by reading a law enforcement story. In this police officer lesson, students read the book I'm Going to Be a Police Officer and discuss the importance of having police in our communities. Students create...
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Tobacco: Promotion Tactics and the Law

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Youths aged 13 & 14 are most likely to notice and remember in-store tobacco promotions. Class members dissect tobacco advertising tactics and learn about relevant legislation by participating in guided discussion. Assessing...
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Pesticide Laws and Regulations

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore the laws and regulations of pesticides. In this pesticides lesson, students research how laws are made and identify the agencies responsible for enforcing the laws. Students research the Internet for laws and bills...

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