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So You Know the Election game show

from Ohio History Connection

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In So You Know the Election, teams of participants will compete against each other in this game show-style experience as they answer questions about the events, policies, and candidates from the elections of the past and present, the election process, voting requirements and responsibilities, issues of the day, and more.

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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $150.00
Point to Point Premium: $125.00
By Request: $150.00
By Request Premium: $125.00


Invoices will be sent out after the program has been delivered.

Bulk program discounts are available. Contact our studio for more details.

Please allow up to 5 business days to have your program request processed.

Length

45 minutes but can be shortened


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners seniors Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

Minimum of 6 participants

Maximum participants:

We prefer groups of 35 or fewer participants but can make exceptions.


Primary Disciplines

Community Interests, Social Studies/History


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

Ohio History Connection is committed to providing programs of the greatest value to our education community. To ensure we’re delivering the best programs possible, we’re evaluating our current offerings, including Virtual Learning Experiences, Field Trips and Museum in a Box programming. Ohio History Connection is committed to providing programs of the greatest value to our education community. To ensure we’re delivering the best programs possible, we’re evaluating our current offerings, including Virtual Learning Experiences, Field Trips and Museum in a Box programming. From July 1 through December 2019, we’ll offer a modified list of programs; Virtual Learning Experiences will not be offered during this time. However, requests are currently being accepted for delivery dates any time after December 1st, 2019.

We ask that program reservations be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Be sure to list an alternate date in your program request in the event that your requested date isn't available. Please allow up to 5 business days to have your request processed.

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to inclement weather. The full presentation fee will be charged to sites, which cancel with less than 24 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Ohio History Connection

Columbus, OH
United States

Virtual Learning Experiences from the Ohio History Connection offer an engaging, blended learning adventure that brings history to life for students, educators, and lifelong learners of all ages. Our award-winning, live and interactive programs can easily be accessed at your site with equipment you’re likely to already have. Join us as we use the tools of history to understand ourselves, each other, and the world around us through the lens of curiosity.

Our mission is to spark discovery of Ohio's stories, embrace the present, share the past and transform the future. Connecting people throughout the nation and the world to the stories of Ohio is a part of our daily work and is accomplished through educational efforts such as our distance learning programming. 

The Ohio History Connection inspires all learners to use the tools of history to understand ourselves and each other, to experience our world with curiosity, and to engage as change-makers in our communities.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization chartered in 1885, the Ohio History Connection and the State of Ohio have maintained a longtime public-private relationship whereby the Ohio History Connection carries out dozens of history services for Ohio and its citizens.

Contact:
Matt Schullek
dl@ohiohistory.org
614-298-2966

Program Details

Format

1. Categories, scoring, and rules of the game show are reviewed.
2. Round One - 15 minutes
3. Commercial Break
4. Round Two - 15 minutes
5. Commercial Break
6. Final Round
7. Closing comments

Objectives

- explore the election process
- explore the history of past elections
- explore voter requirements, responsibility, and rights
- emphasize the value of voting
- encourage involvement and discussion about the election process

Standards Alignment

National Standards

A review of the concepts of the following standards are covered during the course of the presentation...

From the Center for Civil Education

CIVICS
Grades K - 4
NSS-C.K-4.5 ROLES OF THE CITIZEN

Grades 5 - 8
NSS-C.5-8.1 CIVIC LIFE, POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
NSS-C.5-8.2 FOUNDATIONS OF THE POLITICAL SYSTEM
NSS-C.5-8.3 PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY
NSS-C.5-8.5 ROLES OF THE CITIZEN


Grades 9 - 12
NSS-C.9-12.1 CIVIC LIFE, POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
NSS-C.9-12.2 FOUNDATIONS OF THE POLITICAL SYSTEM
NSS-C.9-12.3 PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY
NSS-C.9-12.5 ROLES OF THE CITIZEN

State Standards

A review of the concepts of the following standards are covered during the course of the presentation...

Ohio
Social Studies
Grade Four
Government
Role of Government
2. Explain why elections are used to select leaders and decide issues.

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
Participation

1. Describe the ways in which citizens can promote the common good and influence their government including:
a. Voting;

Grade Five
Role of Government
1. Explain major responsibilities of each of the three branches of the U.S. government:
a. The legislative branch, headed by Congress, passes laws.
b. The executive branch, headed by the president,carries out and enforces the laws made by Congress.
c. The judicial branch, headed by the Supreme Court,interprets and applies the law.

2. Explain the essential characteristics of American democracy including:
a. The people are the source of the government's authority.
b. All citizens have the right and responsibility to vote and influence the decisions of the government.
c. The government is run directly by the people or through elected representatives.
d. The powers of government are limited by law.
e. Basic rights of individuals are guaranteed by the Constitution.

Grade Eleven
History
Analysis and Interpretation
1. Evaluate the limitations and the opportunities that result from decisions made in the past including:
a. Electoral College;

Government
Systems of Government
11. Explain the role of elections and political parties (including third parties) in facilitating the democratic process.

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
Participation
3. Explain how an individual participates in primary and general elections including:
a. Registering to vote;
b. Identifying the major duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for a particular position;
c. Becoming informed about candidates and issues;
d. Declaring or changing party affiliation;
e. Obtaining, marking and depositing a ballot.