This lesson focuses on how media influences politics and society. Students learn how the media and interest groups affect public discussions and the government. Students learn about and apply the seven types of propaganda to see how messages influence us individually. This lesson features a video of Rachel Carson’s efforts to ban DDT. Source: iCivics

Level(s): Middle, High
Discipline(s): Biology, Earth Science
# of Periods: 5
Lesson Plan? Yes
Classroom Ready? Yes
Students Actively Practice? Yes

Categories: For Educators, Grades: High, Grades: Middle, Instructional Materials, Science