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World War II through the Radio Waves

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Young historians channel the very medium used to convey news during World War I. They create and present a five-minute radio broadcast on a particular topic from the war, such as the roles of African Americans and women, war bonds,...
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"War of the Worlds": A Broadcast Re-Creation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why did Orson Welles' 1938 Broadcast of a adaptation of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds cause such a panic? To answer this question, class members listen to the original broadcast and research the panic that resulted. They then engage...
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Radio Waves and Electromagnetic Fields

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Radio waves can travel through concrete, wood, and bricks — that's power! Watch as radio waves are broadcast by moving an electron manually or by having it move on its own. Learners see how radio waves travel in waves and can manipulate...
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Radio Transmission

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Radio waves are all around us! How do they transmit sound? Using an interactive, scholars examine how songs travel through the air. The resource explains the process from the radio station, to signal towers, to the radio unit. A look at...
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Radio Broadcasting Before Television

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners compare the radio to other forms of mass communication. In this Radio Broadcasting Before Television lesson, students learn the different types of radio shows in the 1920s and 30s. Learners write and perform radio scripts...
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The Broadcast Project

For Teachers K - 8th
As part of a unit on media studies, kids are asked to chart their viewing habits, observe the advertising that sponsors their favorite shows, and then to imagine what they would broadcast if given a block of airtime.
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Finding Story Ideas

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Pitch your best news story to your news team, or the peers in your journalism class, with a lesson about finding, reporting, and presenting a story. After watching clips of different examples, as well as strategies for finding the best...
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The Major Conferences of World War II

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Young historians create a 1940s news radio broadcast on the five major World War II conferences, including the Atlantic, Casablanca, Tehran, Yalta, and Potsdam.
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Radio News

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Part of a larger unit from the Media Awareness Network on media literacy, this particular lesson plan focuses on the medium of news radio. Small groups participate in discussions on their radio listening habits as well as the...
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Radio Program

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and assess the impact of unions on workers, management, and community. They listen to radio stories, students are asked what can they conclude about the impact of unions on the lives of the workers, management, and...
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Back to the Past

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What was the Untied States like in 1938? What were the concerns of Americans in the post World War I era? What were their fears? What were their sources of news and entertainment? To understand the reaction to Orson Welles' radio...
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Food Insecurity

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Food insecurity, whether as a result of food scarcity or a lack of nutritious food, is a growing and serious problem in the world today. After discussing the concept of food insecurity, learners listen to an NPR radio broadcast on the...
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WWII Radio Broadcast : History, Media, Technology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use various primary source recordings of speeches, advertisements and period music to produce a radio show that is set in Britain during WWII.
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Webquest: Eradicating Guinea Worm Disease in Ghana

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the impact of Guinea Worm Disease. In this world issues lesson, students take on the roles of Peace Corps Volunteers. Students will apply their knowledge of the Guinea worm life cycle to create a plan for eradicating the...
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How Communication Technologies Affect People

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders complete a worksheet, first with known information, and then with researched information. They create a PowerPoint, video, or radio broadcast to convey the results of their research. They learn to use a graphic organizer to...
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Hands Up, Don't Shoot!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why is it so difficult to develop a clear understanding of the events surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer? To answer this question class members listen to a NPR discussion of the findings of...
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Mining Mass Media

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners take a closer look at the attributes of electronic media. In this journalism lesson, students compare and contrast electronic and print versions of the same news stories. Learners then write their one broadcast news stories.
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Every Day Edit - National Public Radio

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the National Public Radio. The errors range from capitalization, punctuation, grammar, and spelling.
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Communication In U.S. Society; Radio In America

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars see how radio began the modern consumer society, shaped societal views on peoples and cultures and changed family home life forever. Radio shrank the world by bringing far-away places, events, and individuals into peoples...
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The Martians Are Coming!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
As part of a study of the power of mass media, class members use a documentary about Orson Welles' radio broadcast of an adaptation of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds to launch an investigation of how media networks spread rumor and...
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Jumping Off the Bandwagon

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Teach your class to be critical consumers by studying persuasion in advertising.
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Orchestrated Hell

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars evaluate a radio broadcast by correspondent Edward R. Murrow as a primary historic source. The broadcast, popularly known as "Orchestrated Hell" recounts Murrow's experiences with a Royal Air Force bomber crew on a raid...
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BBC Learning English -working abroad: listening

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this listening worksheet, students will complete a chart identifying which of 5 speakers communicated each of the 18 statements. The corresponding radio broadcast can be found...
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Understanding Mass Media News

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In an age of fake news and photoshopped images, it is vital that 21st century learners development the skills they need to evaluate mass media and assess its validity. A great way to launch such a study is with a carefully crafted...

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