Political Participation & Mass Media
The goal of this unit is to understand the effect that media has on our politics and perception of political situations and to understand the role that we play in politics.
By the end of this unit you will be able to:
Student's will work in a group of 2-3 to create and distribute a survey.
Much of how political opinion and how campaign issues are determined by survey's. The goal of this project is for students to gain an understand of how survey's and polling are created and their potential uses.
Note: the student created survey does not have to be politically related.
Student's will have an opportunity to work in class on Monday March 26th. The project is due on Friday March 30th.
Article (Week of March 26th)
The Affordable Care Act Goes to the Supreme Court
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services et al v. Florida - The Supreme Court will hear arguments on this case on March 26th, 2012
National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius - The Supreme Court will hear arguments on this case on March 28th, 2012
Florida et al v U.S. Department of Health and Human Services et al - The Supreme Court will hear arguments on this case on March 28th, 2012
In Class Activities