Celebrate STEM: a collection of resources


PBS NewsHour Extra is celebrating STEM (science | technology | engineering | math ) education and careers. Use our rich collection of profiles on exciting…read more


The stories behind 23 STEM superstars


Are you naturally curious about how the world works? Interested in helping people or creating things no one has ever dreamed of? If you answered…read more


Research methods and statistics through kickball – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction In this active learning lesson plan students will learn basic statistics and research methods by…read more


#MyZeitgeist Year in Review Project – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Introduction  zeit·geist – noun, \ˈtsīt-ˌgīst,ˈzīt-\ : the general beliefs, ideas, and spirit of a time and place. From the George Zimmerman trial and the secrets leaked by…read more


Analyzing stop-and-frisk through personal narratives and infographics – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer and Allison McCartney, Editor for NewsHour Extra This Common Core-aligned lesson helps students explore the New York City’s…read more

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