This resource focuses on ideology, political power, and rights and freedoms in a democratic society. Students write an editorial, choosing their point of view based on their own understanding of the characteristics of left and right wing ideology, their personal ideological beliefs, and a critical analysis of bias in sources of information.
This tool lets you explore the political and economic spectrum - use the sliders below each section. Use the notes provided and the interactive features to explore various examples of political and economic systems. Be sure to combine spectrums and run the Working With Spectrums demonstration.
Although the idea of "the tragedy of the commons" was first introduced in 1833, it was revised by Garrett Hardin in the 1960s. The theory examines the sharing of limited resources and what happens when someone takes more than his/her share.
Listen as the documentary provides audio, video and photo context of what life was like in 1960 in the United States, USSR and Cuba. Further sections explain the seeds of conflict, opening moves, escalation, the brink of war, and ponders what if...?
This is a media-rich, interactive exploration of the difficulties facing refugees. "Follow in the footsteps of migrants and refugees as they face the hardships of months on the road. Choose your route and make tough decisions in this interactive video story, featuring real footage from extraordinary...