Check out some funny moments from graduation ceremonies this year where famous speakers such as Stephen Colbert, Tim Cook and George W. Bush addressed college grads.
Watch the NewsHour’s report on gender non-conforming fashion and lead a class discussion about the report using the questions below. What is style? How would you…read more
By Jordan Mambert Indulge students with an incredibly popular summer treat with the video “Ice Cream Chemistry” from the American Chemical Society (above). Show students…read more
Engage students with a delicious chemistry lesson using the video “Why New York Has the Best Bagels” from the American Chemical Society (above). Show students…read more
Rick Lowe of Project Row Houses talks to Jeffrey Brown about his advice for young people hoping to help their community. A project fostering community growth in…read more
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Summer academy helps refugee children prepare for life in the U.S.
A program that helps refugee children from 29 countries acclimate to life in the United States met again this summer in New York City. Continue readingasylumNew York CityrefugeeSocial Studies
Take the Political Party Quiz to find out where you fit!
Ever wondered where you fit on the political spectrum? Take this quiz to find out! Continue readingElection 2016political partyPoliticsquiz
Lionfish-zapping robot offers solution to invasive species
Invasive lionfish have devastating effects on native species and ecosystems in the Western Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, but robotic technology offers a new way to stem their spread. Continue readingenvironmentinvasive specieslionfishScience
Celebrate 100 years of National Parks with these PBS NewsHour stories
For the U.S. National Park Service centennial, use these NewsHour Extra classroom resources to teach students about the importance of conservation.conservationnational parksNational Parks Servicenature
Jill Stein and the role of third party candidates in presidential elections
The third party candidate Dr. Jill Stein of the Green Party says she remains the only candidate in the presidential race who is not corrupted by lobbyists’ money, corporate money or super PACs. Continue readingAl GoreBernie SandersCivicsDemocratic PartyDonald TrumpGeorge W. Bushgreen energyGreen PartyHillary ClintonJill SteinpollingPollsRalph NaderRepublican PartySocial Studiesthird partiesThird-Party