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Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.
The Battle for Votes: Gerrymandering
Students will learn the causes and effects of gerrymandering, and how court decisions authorizing race-based gerrymandering have reshaped American politics and created complex legacies.
Tracking the Python Threat in the Everglades
Students will learn how Burmese pythons have been multiplying unchecked in the wilds of Florida and what is being done to stop them from devastating the native wildlife populations.
Midterm Elections: 1966 Midterms Signal a Realignment, Shaping Today’s Parties
Students will learn how Southern voters, once loyal to the Democratic Party, elected Republican candidates in 1966 as the two parties began to sort themselves into distinctly partisan camps.
The Roots of Recycling
Students will learn the story behind the recycling movement, explore different waste management strategies, and examine their own lunchroom garbage.