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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

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Student Reporting Labs STEM Lesson Plan: Talking Trash and Your Environment

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Use this PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs video to shed light on the marine debris problem along our rivers and in our oceans. This video…read more

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Climate Change and Your Community

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Ninety-seven percent of scientists currently agree that global surface temperatures have increased over recent decades and that these trends are almost certainly due to human activities.…read more


Take a poll, debate the issue: Environmental policy

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Where do students stand on environmental policy? In this lesson plan, have students take a poll before and after they debate the issue to see if their views change. Continue reading


In the California Drought, What Is My Role? – Lesson Plan

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This lesson asks students to think critically about the effects of drought, their personal water use, and how best to conserve water. Continue reading

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