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Inventions: How do innovation and design help people with disabilities?

Lesson Plan

Students will learn about the role of inventions in improving accessibility for people with disabilities and create a paper or cardboard prototype of their own invention. Continue reading

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Climate Change and Your Community

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Ninety-seven percent of scientists currently agree that global surface temperatures have increased over recent decades and that these trends are almost certainly due to human activities.…read more

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Third mass coral bleaching in 18 years threatens Great Barrier Reef

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by Amanda Wilcox One of the seven wonders of the natural world is currently in peril: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, which spans 2,300 miles of…read more

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Take a poll, debate the issue: Environmental policy

Lesson Plan

Where do students stand on environmental policy? In this lesson plan, have students take a poll before and after they debate the issue to see if their views change. Continue reading

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Controversial soda tax could help fund pre-K in Philadelphia

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The city of Philadelphia will consider a controversial way of funding pre-K by creating a 3 cent tax on every ounce of sugary soft drink sold in the city. Continue reading

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