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Five lesson plans teaching the power of invention

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Are you looking for lesson plans focusing on scientific innovation and invention? Click on the five PBS NewsHour lessons below to explore inventions that are battling invasive species, finding untapped renewable energy and more. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How new inventions help people with injuries and disabilities

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For decades, technology has helped to improve the lives of people with disabilities and injuries. In this PBS NewsHour lesson, students will learn about the invention…read more

Student Reporting Labs STEM Lesson Plan: Solar Cars and S’mores

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In the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab video, “Man on a mission: Climate change vs. man-made automobile” students learn how solar powered cars can help reduce our carbon footprint. Continue reading

How a small electrical jolt boosts the brain

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A new process could “jump-start” brain functions, making them more effective. Continue reading

Young Graduates of GM Program Hope for the Best

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As part of an ongoing series about the nation’s young people, Generation Next correspondent Judy Woodruff talked to graduates of a General Motors training program…read more

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