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

Lesson Plan

Use this PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs video, “California community works to protect ocean” to shed light on the marine debris problem along our rivers…read more

Climate Change and Your Community

Lesson Plan

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

Lesson Plan

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

Lesson Plan

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

The Center for Investigative Reporting

Toxic trial: taking responsibility for environmental problems – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

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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