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Improving American Government and Civics References on Wikipedia
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: The goal of this assignment is for your team to choose an underdeveloped or missing article on Wikipedia, related to American government, civics, and/or economics and improve it to
Good Article status
during the duration of this quarter.
: Gain a deeper knowledge base in selected ideas of American Government, Civics, and Economics that interest
; group collaboration to solve an authentic problem; communicate with experts within the field of study; final group outcome benefits others outside of the classroom.
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, The Free Encyclopedia, is an
that can be edited by anyone. It has many millions (!) of editors (
), many of whom are students like you. The vast majority of them are volunteers who find editing this site to be an enjoyable experience, even a
. Therefore I hope you will enjoy this project! After all, there are not many projects that tell you to do something that over a million people think is 'fun'. :)
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