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Are Teens Addicted to Technology?

Lesson Plan

What roles do social media and technology play in teens’ lives? Is it possible that teens are addicted to their phones? In this lesson plan, students will respond to PBS NewsHour’s Brief but Spectacular episode, “Teens on Tech.” Continue reading

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Scientists see supersonic hyperloop trains as way of the future

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Imagine being able to make an otherwise six hour car trip in just about 30 minutes. That is the goal researchers hope to make reality through hyperloop technology. Continue reading

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How outstanding women in STEM fields overcame obstacles – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson explores the careers of 19 great female scientists, the challenges they overcame and whether those challenges are still present in students’ lives. Continue reading

Twitter as a key social media tool to explore Election 2016.

How has technology changed the way candidates run for president? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subject(s) Social studies, U.S. Government, Civics Estimated Time: Two to three 45-minute class periods Grade Level 7-12 Objective Students will: Examine the role of the…read more

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America updates its nuclear bombs

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A $100 billion dollar project to upgrade the United States’ largely outdated nuclear arsenal is underway. Continue reading

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