Generation Citizen Projects 2013

Lessons










Period 3 -


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Recycling


Research

http://www.wasterecyclingnews.com/article/20121106/NEWS02/121109964/wrn-inspires-students-cell-phone-recycling-project
Holyoke student inspired to run a cell phone drive

http://www.wasterecyclingnews.com/
newspaper with ideas and info

http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson308.shtml
catalog necklace, the recycling games ideas

http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-Light-Bulb-1/
ship in a lightbulb project

http://pbl4kam.wikispaces.com/Project+Based+Learning+-+Recycling
teacher website on recycling pbl with all steps

http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/23/guest-lesson-recycling-as-a-focus-for-project-based-learning/
great ny times article with lots of ideas, articles for research, and steps for project based learning. Make school green certified

http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/24/responsible-recycling-my-e-waste-odyssey/
e-waste odyssey

http://www.acoe.org/chavez/documents/files/14._model_Recycling.pdf
community service learning project with all steps from a school in ca

http://us.cnn.com/video/?/video/tech/2010/01/02/armstron.gadget.recycling.cnn
recycle old cell phones with gazelle.com

http://www.ehow.com/list_6122799_social-studies-fair-projects-recycling.html
social studies ideas

http://www.crazycrayons.com/recycle_program.html
recycle crayons



Period 5 - Coping Strategies for violent events in the news

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Project Teams


Selling T-Shirts

Buy a shirt today!


- Keeping track of money, orders, and other details


Social Media


Article on the Patch
#maldenstrong

Research

- Define post traumatic stress disorder
- Symptoms of PTSD and stress - physically and emotionally
- Treatment of PTSD and stress
- Coping with violence on TV

Poster Design




Research Links

http://www.nasponline.org/resources/principals/Student%20Counseling%20Violence%20Prevention.pdf

http://www.ncpc.org/cms-upload/ncpc/File/12students.pdf

http://www.safecitycommission.org/default.asp?IsDev=False&NodeId=289

http://iobffp.com/PageFiles/51/SchoolsForPeaceXS_Eng.pdf




Period 6 -Marriage equality


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Project Groups

Research
- pro- gay marriage reasons and quotes
- con gay marriage reasons and quotes
- causes and definitions of sexuality and homosexuality
- definitions of marriage, civil union, gay marriage
- marriage under the constitution
- history and timeline of legal debates

Survey

- create a survey to give to gauge the climate at MHS around homosexuality and gay marriage
- administer survey
- analyze data
- report and record results, debrief findings

Class Summary/Press Release


Poser Design




Research


Pro-Con site

Born Gay? research

Article on supreme court cases

PBS article link

Lesson


http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2013/01/the-constitutionality-of-traditional-marriage

http://www.usconstitution.net/consttop_marr.html


Survey Examples

http://www.legco.gov.hk/yr05-06/english/panels/ha/papers/ha0310cb2-public-homosexuals-e.pdf

http://www.pewforum.org/PublicationPage.aspx?id=645