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  • 1. Warm-Up
    Children's Television Programming
    “[An educational program] must be a regularly scheduled, weekly program of at least 30 minutes, and aired between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. The program must also be identified as educational and informational for children when it is aired…. Broadcasters will … air three hours per week of [educational] programming.”
    – From an order issued by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) in 1996
  • 2. Warm-Up
    What is an advantages?
    Provides learning for kids/ students.
    Gives kids something to watch
    Timing is right for the age group
    What is a disadvantage?
    - They may not know what time fits what age.
    • Only 30 minutes is not enough.
    - TV companies could be showing something else that may be makes more money.
  • 3. SW describe regulatory agencies work in order to analyze aspects of Executive Branch departments and agencies.
  • 4. Agenda
    Structure and Organization of the Executive Branch
    Reapportionment and Redistricting
    Structure and Organization of the Executive Branch
    Regulatory Agencies of the Exec Branch
    Structure and Organization of Congress
    Regulatory Agencies of the Exec. Branch
    Power and Roles of the Executive Branch
    How a Bill Becomes a Law
    Electoral College and Electing the President
    State and Local Government
    Electoral College and Electing the President
  • 5. Objective and Warm-Up
    INM: Regulatory Agencies
    GP: Executive Departments Project Review
    IP: Executive Departments Project
    Exit Slip
  • 6. Agencies are responsible for implementing the specific rules and regulations within laws passed by Congress or Executive Orders made by the President.
    Agencies focus on one issue such as the environment.
    Agencies are part of the Executive Branch but operate independently from the departments.
    Agencies exist at the national and state level.
    What Are Regulatory Agencies?
  • 7. Some of the important regulatory agencies are:
    Environmental Protection Agency
    Food and Drug Administration
    Federal Communications Commission
    Federal Trade Commission
    Federal Aviation Administration
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Important Regulatory Agencies
  • 8. Why Do We Have Regulatory Agencies?
    As government began to create more programs to help people after the Great Depression in the 1920’s, the Departments had too much work to do so specific agencies and commissions were developed.
    The Executive Department created agencies to deal with the growing need to execute laws. The main reason why we have agencies are:
    Focused attention and expertise on one area which means they can respond quickly and efficiently to government needs.
    Independent which means they don’t have to answer to others.
  • 9. What Do Some of the Regulatory Agencies Do?
    All agencies focus on promoting the general welfare of people by keeping people safe and healthy in various aspects of human life.
    Environmental Protection Agency: supports car companies in making cars more fuel efficient, pays for studies on how to improve air quality, fines companies that violate pollution rules.
    Federal Trade Commission: proposes ways to help businesses protect consumer privacy, protects consumers by promoting competition in specific industries like health care, consumer goods.
    Federal Aviation Administration: creates and enforces safety regulations about airplanes, such as plane inspection requirements, pilot training and work hours requirements.
  • 10. Checks for Understanding
    1. Which of these does the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulate?
    the number of union pilots
    the pricing of new airplanes
    the safety of passenger airlines
    the cost of jet fuel
  • 11. Checks for Understanding
    2. Which of these government agencies is directly responsible for monitoring business competition?
    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
    Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • 12. Checks for Understanding
    3. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are similar in that they both
    regulate labor
    enforce tax laws
    protect consumers
    oversee transportation
  • 13. Checks for Understanding
    4. Which of these is a function of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)?
    to issue airline tickets
    to finance new airlines
    to hire airline pilots
    to regulate airline traffic
  • 14. Checks for Understanding
    5. Which of these government regulatory agencies enforces legislation to limit or reduce water pollution?
    the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
    the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • 15. Guided Practice
    The rest of the class will be spent focusing on the Executive Department and Agency project.
    We will analyze a specific agency together in the Guided Practice.
    You will then use the mobile lab to research information about your Department or Agency in the Independent Practice.
  • 16. Guided Practice
    What is the commonly used acronym for the organization? CDC
    Draw or print out their logo.
    Who are the top leaders of the organization? Who were the three leaders before them?
    Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH istheDirector.
    The Pastthreeleaderswere:
    David Satcher, MD, PhD (1993–1998)
    Jeffrey P. Koplan, MD, MPH (1998–2002)
    Julie Gerberding, MD, MPH (2002–2008)
  • 17. Guided Practice
    How big is their budget and where does it come from?
    The budget is $10.6 million
  • 18. Guided Practice
    How does the Department organize itself?
  • 19. Guided Practice
    When was the Department or Agency established? Why was it established? [P]
    It was developed in 1942 during the 2nd world war to deal with malaria. Its first leader advocated to expand the Centers to focus on public health. They focused on communicable diseases. It was renamed CDC in 1970.
  • 20. Guided Practice
    What is their purpose? What do they do? [P]
    The CDC is in charge of promoting public health and safety to enhance healthy choices and living among Americans. The CDC works with state health departments and other organizations. They focus on disease prevention and control especially infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS.
  • 21. Guided Practice
    What major events or political issues have recently come up for the Department or Agency? Have there been any scandals? Have they done anything cool recently? [P]
    The CDC conducted a study to see whether 11 deaths of construction workers in Southern States could be linked between Chinese-produced dry wall or not. They found no link between the deaths and the drywall. The say that the deaths were due to preexisting health conditions.
    Where are their major buildings located
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, U.S.A.
  • 22. You will work on the mobile laptops to research information about your department or agency.
    Use, google, wikipedia. Write the information in a word document. You can put it in your poster or powerpoint later.
    Independent Practice
  • 23. You will have 5 minutes to complete today’s exit slip.
    Please circle only one answer.
    Complete it in silence.
    When you are done, carefully check over your answers.
    After checking your answers, please begin your homework.
    Exit Slip
  • 24. What are 3 things that you learned today?
    What are 2 things that confused you?
    What is 1 thing you want to know more about?
    Exit Slip