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Toxic trial: taking responsibility for environmental problems – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction This lesson plan and student contest were created to accompany a story from The Center for…read more

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Seven deadly sins art scavenger hunt – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction Each year the festival of Mardis Gras is celebrated on the Tuesday before the Christian…read more

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American Promise

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Looking for a classroom resource to examine the relationship of race in education? “American Promise” spans 13 years in which Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson,…read more

Human rights Olympic Games

Human rights and the Olympics, part 4: Sochi 2014 and LGBT rights (2)

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Use this lesson to explain the human rights debate around LGBT rights and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Continue reading

Human rights Olympic Games

Human rights and the Olympics, part 2: Playing politics at the Olympics

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Introduction Use this lesson to teach students about the important role human rights and activism has played in the Olympics. Subjects History, English language arts,…read more

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