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Ebola outbreak lesson plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has already claimed the lives of thousands since its…read more

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Ebola outbreak: mission instructions and resources – digital student guide

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Your Mission: to become an expert on the deadly Ebola virus and design a strategy to contain the rapidly growing outbreak in Western Africa Background:…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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Neuroscience Basics through Puzzles and Dance

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This lesson plan celebrates the recent Nobel Prize for Medicine award winners for their work on how cells move molecular “cargo”. Students will be introduced to the…read more

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