Students identify and explain the physical and cognitive processes that occur in the brain during a given scenario.
Students explore classical and operant conditioning and design an experiment to test a hypothesis about human behavior.
Students select a policy issue and write a proposal to an interest group suggesting which branch of government to target.
Students read From Margin to Center and conduct field observations on gender and division of labor in the workplace.
Students conduct research and calculate the marginal costs and marginal benefits of a college education.
Students research the importance of sleep and gather data on the sleep habits of peers to write a statistical report.
Students research the issue of obesity, gather data, and conduct a statistical analysis of quantitative data.
Students research academic articles that relate to three theories of poverty and apply the theories to a social policy.
Students write about the constitutional issues that divided Jefferson, Hamilton, and their followers.
Students analyze the changes brought about by the Civil War that affect division between state and national governments.