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Lesson plan: 5 engaging lessons celebrating invention and innovation

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Are you looking for lesson plans focusing on scientific innovation and invention? Click on the images below to explore lessons on inventions that are battling…read more

Lesson Plan: How inventions that use renewable energy help protect the environment

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Picture your nearest river or lake. How do people use it? This PBS NewsHour lesson lets students explore inventions that use the power of water and asks them to develop a business plan which incorporates a renewable energy source for the communities in which they live. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How new inventions are revolutionizing how we help people with injuries and disabilities

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New groundbreaking technology may help improve the lives of people who are paralyzed or experienced severe limb weakness due to illness or injuries in major…read more

Lesson Plan: How new inventions help us use social media for social good

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Social media is an important tool for learning about current events and practicing active and informed citizenship. However, fake Twitter accounts called ‘bots’ have been used to try to influence public opinion—and not always for the better. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How new apps lead to innovation in agriculture

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How does the food you eat make it to your kitchen table? How has technology made that process easier? In this lesson, PBS NewsHour takes…read more

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