August: Soc Studies/Civics Programming & Resources


Subjects: Civics, Social Studies

This month's Social Studies and Civics programming and resources.

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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
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Coverage of cultural and historical events, such as tours of unique museums and speeches by notable figures.
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CivicsSocial Studies
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Series follows current events and features news, issues, speeches, and interviews related to U.S. government.
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CivicsHistory
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Features military news from the Department of Defense.
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Coverage of the latest nonfiction books, authors, and events.
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CivicsSocial Studies
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England's prime minister responds to questions from party members and the opposition.
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CivicsSocial Studies
9-12
Unedited, gavel-to-gavel coverage of congressional floor debates, hearings, and public-affairs addresses.
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HistorySocial Studies
9-12
Public-policy programming in its entirety, without commentary.
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HistorySocial Studies
9-12
High school students and teachers meet with guests to discuss issues and events of national and international importance.
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CivicsTechnology
9-12
Series examines the people and issues that shape telecommunications policy.
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Series features fast-paced games incorporating history, math, spelling, grammar, vocabulary, culture, and nature.
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English / Language Arts
9-12
Live, viewer call-in interview program with current nonfiction authors. This month’s guest is Senator Tom Coburn.
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HistorySocial Studies
9-12
Roundtable of leading journalists' interviews with figures making the news.
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Series broadcasts from presidential libraries and profiles American presidents with archival footage and expert guests.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
9-12
President Obama's comments on issues facing his administration, followed by a response from the Republican Party.
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Series features timely and topical conversations with authors, national leaders, and other accomplished individuals.
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Civics
9-12
Live, unedited, gavel-to-gavel coverage of House floor debates, when the House is in session, hearings, and public-affairs addresses.
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Civics
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Live, unedited, gavel-to-gavel coverage of Senate floor debates, when the Senate is in session, hearings, and public-affairs addresses.
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CivicsEnglish / Language Arts
9-12
Live examination of the issues and events on Capitol Hill, featuring public-policy officials, a point/counterpoint segment, and viewer call-ins. Viewers nationwide are invited to e-mail questions to journal@c-span.org.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
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The definitive story of President Obama, from his childhood in Honolulu to his history-making presidential win.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
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Biography website includes the full episode that chronicles President Obama's personal and political life.
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HistorySocial Studies
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This episode of Biography travels with an expeditionary team as they follow clues to Genghis Khan's burial site and provides insight into the Asian warlord.
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HistorySocial Studies
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Featured online biography chronicles the life and military career of the Mongolian ruler.
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HistorySocial Studies
6-89-12
History.com round-up of videos, speeches, timelines, photographs, and more that chronicle the September 11th attacks.
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HistorySocial Studies
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This special is a behind-the-scenes exploration of the process of constructing the 9/11 memorial, from its inception through its installation at Ground Zero.
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HistorySocial Studies
The US Department of Education has created a web page of resources to teach about and remember the events of September 11, 2001. The materials were developed by federal agencies or by organizations receiving federal grants and area served up here, free, for teachers. Resources include lessons about 9/11 and the US Constitution, citizenship, service projects and documenting both 9/11 and its impacts.
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HistorySocial Studies
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Two-part documentary explores what it took to systematically implement the destruction of millions of people.
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6-89-12
Explores the engineering marvels that facilitated and defined the Chinese empire.

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