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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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Massachusetts Works to Curb Rising Healthcare Costs

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO President Obama’s Affordable Care Act modeled itself partly after healthcare reform in the state of Massachusetts. Although the changes have led to nearly…read more

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