Michigan K.I.D.S. is the Detroit Newspapers in Education (DNIE) non-profit for the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News that provides digital e-Editions of the Free Press and The News, related online and print teaching resources, and other services to schools across Michigan.
We need your help!
We rely on the generosity of readers, businesses and foundations to help us provide newspapers and other educational materials and programs to Michigan students.
Common Core State Standard L.CCS.1/2/3/4 Grades 6-12: Video of a current news event is presented for discussion to encourage student participation, but also inspire the use of evidence to support logical claims using the main ideas of the video. Students must analyze background information provided about a current event, draw out the main ideas and key details, and review different opinions on the issue. Then, students should present their own claims using facts and analysis for support.
News Video for: 02/22/2016
Apple's Showdown With The FBI Is About More Than Just iPhones
The case between Apple and the FBI is capturing a lot of attention because the privacy implications are staggering. A judge ordered Apple to help the FBI unlock an iPhone that belonged to one of the shooters in December's San Bernardino attack. But, Apple argues that creating a way to break iPhone security would ultimately expose the phones to attacks by criminals and other governments like China.
Class discussion: Do you think Apple should do what the FBI asks? Why or why not? Are you more worried about privacy or terror threats? What could criminals get if they could unlock your cellphone? Passwords? Bank and credit card information? Where else do the FBI and other agencies want to install “backdoors”? If U.S. agencies succeed in getting their “backdoors”, could that open those computers, devices, networks and Internet services to snooping and attacks by hostile governments or terrorist groups?