Redistricting Unplugged

Grade Levels: 9-12 | Duration: 60 min

Students apply computational thinking to the real-world problem of redistricting as they use abstraction to redraw a series of maps.

Lesson Plan PDF

Grade Levels: 9-12

Duration: 60 min

Concepts/Skills: Computational thinking, social science, redistricting, abstraction, civics, gerrymandering, political parties

Objectives: Students will:

  • Explore the process of redistricting by redrawing a political map.
  • Use abstraction to solve a real-world problem.
  • Consider how different maps can favor certain perspectives.