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Limiting Government

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
While this lesson includes several nice worksheets to identify and discuss the various limits on government (i.e. a constitution, the rule of law, separation of powers, consent of the governed, etc.), its main value lies in a case study...
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Separation of Powers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars examine the roles of each of the branches of U.S. government. In this checks and balances instructional activity, students watch Discovery video segments and discuss the concept of federalism as they create a school-wide...
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Constitutional Principles

For Students 8th - 12th
Keep track of constitutional principles with a graphic organizer. Pupils define, describe the origins of, and note down the location of the following terms: checks and balances, federalism, individual rights, limited government, popular...
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Political Parties and What They Do

For Students 10th - 12th
The emerging politicians in your government might be familiar with the words "Democrat" and "Republican," but what do they really know about the role of political parties in America? Use this activity to reinforce information from your...
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What's the Power of a Quotient Rule?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What's the definition of the power of a quotient rule? You have a fraction that has variables and exponents in the numerator and the denominator, and the whole thing is to a power. Oh my! Don't cry! You can do this. Once you see the rule...
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Government Power: Do the Actions of Government Effect Me?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What does the government have to do with getting a driver's license? Including the calorie count for a meal on a restaurant menu? By discussing these kinds of questions and researching how concepts behind federal, state, and local...
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Lesson 3: Branches of Government

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Young historians climb through the three branches of the US government in the third lesson of this five-part series. While reading the first three Articles of the Constitution in small groups, children write facts on paper leaves that...
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Government: Balance of Power

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders conduct Internet research about the governmental balance of power. They create Kidspiration projects demonstrating the workings of the three branches of government. They compare U.S. democracy with other forms of government.
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Lesson 2 James Madison: The Second National Bank—Powers Not Specified in the Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much power is too much power for the federal government? Scholars use primary documents and constitutional research in groups to analyze the creation of the Second National Bank under James Madison. This is the second lesson of a...
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Separation Techniques

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow! Expose your chemistry class to every method of separating mixtures by showing this slide show. Learners will view diagrams and graphic organizers that support notes about filtration, chromatography, distillation, centrifugation, and...
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Dividing the Powers of Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Who does what? To develop an understanding of the balance of power between the US federal and state governments, class members research responsibilities in terms of legal systems, security issues, economic activities, lawmaking, and...
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Work and Power Worksheet #1

For Students 9th - 12th
How much work is done when a force moves a block? How far will power lift a block? And how much work can be done by a motor? These are the kinds of questions you will find on this physics problem solving sheet. With 19 problems to solve,...
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Work and Power Worksheet #2

For Students 9th - 12th
Written out on this page are 22 problems for physics aces to solve. There isn't enough room for them to solve on the same page, so they will need to be set up and computed on a separate sheet of paper. Pupils answer questions such as,...
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Multiplication by Powers of Ten

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Multiplying by powers of 10 is a powerful skill. Scholars first review how to determine values of powers of 10. They then learn how to multiply whole numbers and decimals by powers of 10 to finish the instructional video.
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Why Do We Separate Power?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the separation of powers that are outlined in the Constitution. The lesson includes essential questions that are used to guide the research. The information is used to increase knowledge of how power is used in...
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U.S. Constitution - Checks and Balances

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the separation of powers of the branches of the U.S. federal government. For this U.S. Constitution lesson, students listen to a SMART Board supported lecture on checks and balances of the Judicial, Legislative, and...
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Essentials of the US Constitution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students determine how the content of the U.S. Government enables the U.S. Government to function. They examine the roles and functions of the three branches of government and how the separation of powers and checks and balances affect...
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Mass Separation: Crash Course Engineering #17

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't get separated from a great resource. Scholars view an informative video to learn about mass separation of chemicals in the 17th episode of the Crash Course Engineering series. The video looks at three different methods:...
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Constitutional Acts (Chapter 3)

For Students 10th - 12th
Help your students review constitutional acts in this review learning exercise, which could also be used as a class quiz. Five matching questions and five multiple choice questions address checks and balances, the powers of the Senate...
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What's the Power of a Quotient Rule?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
What's the definition of the power of a quotient rule? You have a fraction that has variables and exponents in the numerator and the denominator, and the whole thing is to a power. Oh my! Don't cry! You can do this. Once you see the rule...
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Constitutional Issues: The Separation of Powers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and stage a debate on the question: RESOLVED that the Constitution should be amended to provide for a parliamentary system of government. They debate if a parliamentary system of government might be better.
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Lesson 4 James Madison: Internal Improvements Balancing Act—Federal/State and Executive/Legislative

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who has the power? The founding fathers asked the same question when the United States was formed. Learners explore issues that arose during Madison’s presidency that raised constitutional questions. Through discovery, discussion, and...
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Introduction to the Constitution: The First Three Articles of the Constitution, Separation of Powers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the first three articles of the United States Constitution. In groups, they examine the three branches of government and their function. They follow the path of a bill until it becomes law and discuss Congress' role.
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The Nazis in Power: Propaganda and Conformity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Nazis used the power of propaganda to encourage confirmative views and the discrimination of Jews. A social studies resource illustrates these issues through discussion, image analysis, and a writing exercise.

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