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Despite concussions, football players feel pressure to stay in the game

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO According to the National Academy of Sciences, there are 11 recorded concussions for every 10,000 high school games and practices, twice the rate…read more

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Classroom resources for teaching the 2014 Winter Olympics

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The 2014 Winter Olympics are set to take place February 7 -23 in Sochi, Russia, a resort town on the edge of the Black Sea.…read more

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Tough Calls: How Concussions are Changing Youth Football

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The sport of football is changing. Revelations about widespread brain injuries have ushered in new rules and a lawsuit against the NFL. But what about…read more

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Lessons from the gridiron: the impact of concussions

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This lesson is intended to be used with the PBS FRONTLINE documentary “League of Denial” and supports student learning by contextualizing the concussion crisis in the NFL with background on concussions in youth. Continue reading

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The Olympics: Body and Mind

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction Use this dual science lesson plan to learn about the Olympics through the lens of…read more

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