No Animals Allowed

Available in Spanish and Mandarin

Grade Level: Grades K-8

Time: One class period (approx. 50 minutes)

Note: This lesson was the most requested of the 2021-2022 school-year. It is recommended younger learners (K-3) receive the lesson in person.


  1. Students will learn about the three branches of government

  2. Students will practice critical thinking as they learn the difference between a law and a rule through several case scenarios

  3. Students will learn about the intent of a law

Presentations & Handouts

  1. Lesson Plan

  2. Presentations

This was the most requested lesson for the 2021-2022 school year. It presents a great opportunity for students to engage with a judge, learn about their role, and ask questions about careers in law.

There are several handouts and video resources available to prepare your class for the visit.