Civics in Real Life

Lesson Duration

Florida Joint Center for Citizenship

Concise resources to explore civics concepts connected to current events.

Sample topics include:

Public Health and the Social Contract  - How is the concept of public health reflective of John Locke’s idea of the social contract?

Executive Orders  - What are executive orders and how can they impact us?

Federalism in Action - How might federalism impact the response to significant national events?

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The Florida Joint Center for Citizenship is a partnership between the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at the University of Central Florida and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida.