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12 news stories that make STEM meaningful for students

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Texas teachers swung into action this week during NewsHour Extra’s workshop, “How to make STEM meaningful through current events” at Texas A&M’s K12 Summer Institute in Kerryville, Texas. Check out the resources they created here! Continue reading

Lesson plan: How “Impact Inventing” could solve public health issues

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In this STEM lesson, students will watch the PBS NewsHour video, “Could genetically engineered mice reduce Lyme disease?”, and design their own inventions that could help solve public health issues. Continue reading

Study guide: How separating children from parents became U.S. government policy

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On Monday, the Trump Administration said they would not apologize over its “zero tolerance” policy separating families at the southern U.S. border. Continue reading

Free eye exams and glasses give these students vision to learn

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A new program called Vision for Baltimore provides eye exams and two pairs of glasses free of charge to every K-8 student in Baltimore City who needs them. Continue reading

Harvey Weinstein, sexual harassment, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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Today’s Daily News Story discusses sexual harassment in the workplace as it pertains to revelations surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Continue reading

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