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People & Society Classroom Resources

This collection of lessons and web resources is aimed at classroom teachers, their students, and students' families.

Space Age Tech Comes to Earth
Resource: Educators (high school), Students (grades K-12)
This lesson plan was created by the Utah Education Network to engage students in identifying numerous applications of technology in agriculture, thereby becoming more familiar with changing agricultural practices. This is just one of the many resources on the Utah Education Network website. From the top navigation, users can sort by grade level and by a variety of subjects that include social studies and world languages.

People & Society Research Overview
Resource: All Audiences
Scientific studies of people and society help answer age-old questions and curiosity about who we are and how we behave. This page on the National Science Foundation's Web site presents the latest research leading to the answers of many of the questions.


The value of social, behavioral and economic sciences

Social science: Essential when the storm strikes

Computational behavioral science develops tools to reach children with autism

Could a “thinking cap” help us learn?

Mysteries of the Brain: Searching for Answers

Mysteries of the Brain: Perceiving Brain

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