Social Studies/Civics Programming & Resources


Subjects: Civics, History, Social Studies
Grade Level: All

This month's Social Studies/Civics programming & 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
6-89-12
Series follows current events and features news, issues, speeches, and interviews related to U.S. government.
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CivicsHistory
9-12
Features military news from the Department of Defense.
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English / Language ArtsHistory
All
Coverage of the latest nonfiction books, authors, and events.
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CivicsSocial Studies
6-89-12
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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9-12
Series features timely and topical conversations with authors, national leaders, and other accomplished individuals.
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6-89-12
Series highlights the accomplishments of U.S. military personnel.
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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
9-12
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
6-89-12
CNN Student News is a ten-minute, commercial-free daily news program designed for middle and high school classes. It is produced by the journalists and educators at CNN. This award-winning show and its companion website are available free of charge throughout the school year.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
6-89-12
Cokie Roberts chronicles the adventures and contributions of numerous women to key events in American history.
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HistoryScience & HealthTechnology
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Profiles the trailblazing women who were inventing back even before women were allowed to hold patents.
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From Sara Delano Roosevelt to Barbar Bush, this two-part documentary examines the role of "Presidential Moms" throughout American history.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
6-89-12
Explores the immense legacy and fascinating lives of the Adamses through interviews with descendants, politicians, and historians like David McCullough, whose monumental biography shed new light on John Adams.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
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Told through narrative and revealing interviews with relatives and long-time friends like Mary Steenburgen, this presentation examines the turning points in her life, portraying a woman both ambitious and ardent in controversial causes.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
6-89-12
Streaming video of the full Biography episode on John and Abigail Adams.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
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Featured biography includes streaming video of the full episode, quick facts, and links to related works, people, and sites.
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Social Studies
9-12
This documentary tracks the manufacture and sale of goods ranging from fake purses and DVDs to counterfeit pharmaceuticals.
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HistorySocial Studies
3-56-89-12
Round-up of resources for Women's History Month includes video clips, photo galleries, links to additional resources, and topics of interest such as famous firsts in American women's history and American women in World War II.
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HistorySocial Studies
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Biography.com round-up for Women's History Month includes and interactive timeline, an origin of women's history quiz, quotes, and female firsts.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
6-89-12
In this C-SPAN video, President Bush and the first lady welcome an audience of women dignitaries to celebrate Women's History Month and International Women's Day.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
6-89-12
In commemoration of the 90th anniversary of women gaining their Constitutional right to vote by the passage of the 19th Amendment, scholars talked about the women's suffrage movement and its impact on race and gender in the U.S. in this C-SPAN video.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
6-89-12
This C-SPAN video features female senators participating in a breakfast discussion moderated by Ms. Cokie Roberts. Topics included the number of female senators, support among the women, being working mothers, and career tracks for female politicians.
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CivicsHistorySocial Studies
6-89-12
Historian Thomas Fleming profiles the women who played a central part in the lives of the Founding Fathers in his book, The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers.

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