Looking to add a little bit of intrigue to your social studies curriculum? This lesson plan is sure to get your students thinking critically about the world around them. With this lesson, they’ll learn how to define and differentiate between power, authority, and governance. Plus, they’ll get some insight into how these concepts are used by individuals and organizations to solve problems and ensure an orderly society. By the end of the lesson, your students will have a much better understanding of these important topics.