Do the economic benefits of coal mining outweigh the environmental, health, and safety risks of the extraction process? This lesson explores the growing coal mining industry in Colombia, relating it to the same industry in the U.S.
In this lesson students will understand the conditions in Tunisia that led to Jasmine Revolution in December 2010, and the examine the consequences, both intended and unintended, of the rebellion.
This lesson helps students explore the Haitian experience in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti through poetry, photography, and music.
Fiction and non-fiction reading selections related to the lives of children in Burundi, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and other Central African nations.
In this lesson, students will explore the concept of peacebuilding on both an international and local level.
Through this webquest, students are able to explore the complex country of Sudan using several different projects compiled by Pulitzer Center journalists.
Through this webquest, students will use several different projects on the "Downstream" Global Gateway to examine the impact of water around the world.
Use this series of five detailed lesson plans to engage your students on the issue of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean, including the epidemic's impact and treatment as well as its relevance in the United States.
At Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, Martin Moran's 9th grade history class used the Pulitzer Gateways as a guidepost for a semester-long project.
Assignment: Museum of Current Crises
These curricular ideas guide students to think critically about the Pulitzer Center's environmental reporting, to consider the cross-disciplinary implications of climate change, and to report on climate change themselves.
This sample curriculum encourages students to consider how the abuse of women and children is perceived in American society, and how the law and the media in the United States address this issue.
These lesson plans accompany Pulitzer Center reporting on political, economic and social conflicts in the Indian subcontinent.