In this STEM lesson, students will watch the PBS NewsHour video, “Could genetically engineered mice reduce Lyme disease?”, and design their own inventions that could help solve public health issues. Continue reading
2018 midterm elections
Interested in clear, unbiased news coverage for your students on the 2018 midterm elections? Check out NewsHour Extra’s resources on what the primaries could mean for the Democratic Party, especially 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in New York. June’s primaries also went well for President Trump’s candidates. Continue reading
On Monday, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to become the next justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading
Democratic attorneys general in 17 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration, arguing that its family separation policy violated the due process and equal protection clauses of the Fifth Amendment. Continue reading
More than 9,000 people have died in Yemen’s civil war since 2015, according to the UN, and 22 million people require humanitarian assistance every day. Continue reading
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