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Necessary Rights: Understanding the Bill of Rights and Implications

Necessary Rights: Understanding the Bill of Rights and Implications

The right to protest is protected by the Constitution in amedments later added collectively called, “The Bill of Rights” These were proposed by James Madison and added in order to ensure protection of certain inalienable rights. Use the learning helper linked below to understand the […]

Boston ‘Massacre’ the spark of revolution

Boston ‘Massacre’ the spark of revolution

In class, we spoke a lot about the process of protest to revolution and the “recipe” necessary for revolutions to occur. In our case study of the American Revolution, the Boston Massacre is particularly informative. Use this LEARNING HELPER to analyze the Boston Massacre in […]

Neuro Rap / Songwriting Contest

Neuro Rap / Songwriting Contest

In order to augment and develop your content knowledge you are required to enter a super special amazing rap/songwriting contest! For details regarding this contest click the entry link here: Neuro Rap

Dopamine and Behaviour: Neuro Rap Resources

Dopamine and Behaviour: Neuro Rap Resources

Research on Dopamine to be used for your neuro raps below!!! Dopamine and motivation and drug use Dopamine and Happiness Dopamine and Impulsive behaviour

Neurotransmitters Understood

Neurotransmitters Understood

Use this graphic organizer linked HERE to aide in your investigation into neurotransmitters!

The Body Ritual of the Nacirema

The Body Ritual of the Nacirema

Read this description of the Nacirema linked here as our intro into Indigenous Knowledge Systems

A how to guide to knowledge question creation

A how to guide to knowledge question creation

Writing, and answering, knowledge questions in a lucid and effective manner is a core skill of the TOK course. Use the learning helper linked below to aide you in these skills! A How To Guide to Knowledge Question Formulation

Truth, Lies and Perspectives in History

Truth, Lies and Perspectives in History

There can be lies in history. Take for example Russia’s tweet this year refuting the FACT that they invaded Poland in September, 1939. Or the lie that Trump had more people at his inauguration than Obama. Then there are falsehoods created by different VERSIONS of […]

What is the purpose of Government?

What is the purpose of Government?

Government. It has existed in some form since humans began living in large groups. It seems to be an inevitable component of society and yet it has undergone many different iterations throughout human history. Wars have been fought, lives ruined and humans killed in the […]

What is Just?

What is Just?

In order to contemplate, analyze and answer many of our essential and guiding questions, we need to understand concepts of justice. After all, the goal of a government SHOULD be to create a “just” society. But the problem of course is that not everyone agrees […]