Government Building Visit
Have the students take a field trip to a local government building to learn more about the system of government in their community.
The Law Profession
Have a political science teacher, local legislator, or lawyer speak to the students about the local political climate and how it relates to the larger state and national political scenes.
Create a mock trial. Assign the students to various roles important in a court case and trial. Have the students use this mock trial to better understand what it is like to be a judge, lawyer, and/or other member of court proceedings.
Equal Rights Amendment
Multiple versions of an equal rights amendment have been created, and not passed, in the U.S. Have the students look at the original from 1923, as well as changes that have been made to it over the years. What do the...
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