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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 101 for the classroom – Q & A

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With the recent outbreak of Ebola in Western Africa and the confirmed case of Ebola in Texas on 9/30/2014, students are bound to have some…read more

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Obama calls for international response to Ebola

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President Obama told world leaders at the United National General Assembly that the international community is “not moving fast enough” to contain the Ebola epidemic. Continue reading

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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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Can new rice improve health in the Philippines?

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Scientists are developing a new breed of rice that could help improve public health in the Philippines, but some say it will harm the environment. Continue reading

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