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Student Reporting Labs STEM Lesson Plan: Climate Change, Salmon and NOAA

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In this PBS Student Reporting Labs video, Oregon teens consult government agencies on the consequences of unchecked human actions on the natural environment. Students are exposed to the work of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the research and resources they provide. Continue reading

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Back to school resources for every classroom

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It’s that time of year again and PBS NewsHour Extra has got you covered for great back to school lesson plans and resources for every…read more

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Zombie autopsies: the neuroanatomy of a zombie – Lesson Plan 2

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Created by Katie Gould in collaboration with Dr. Steven Schlozman Author of “The Zombie Autopsies” Introduction This lesson teaches students about neurotransmitters, neurotransmission and neuroanatomy through multi-media…read more

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Zombie autopsies: You’ll be wishin’ for some neurotransmission – Lesson Plan 1

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Created by Katie Gould in collaboration with Dr. Steven Schlozman Author of “The Zombie Autopsies” Introduction This lesson introduces students to neurons and neurotransmission through…read more

Ten years ago, scientists mapped the human genome in a feat that was called the most significant scientific discovery since evolution. Today, researchers continue to uncover secrets behind human DNA and how it functions.

The Human Genome Project, A Decade Later

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Ten years ago, top scientists from around the world participating in the Human Genome Project declared that they had cracked almost the entire human genetic…read more

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