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Lesson Plan: Hawaii’s fix for food deserts via STEM Student Reporting Labs

Lesson Plan

Hawaii, for all its tropical splendor, is a relative food desert when it comes to native-grown produce. In this PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs STEM video “Aquaponics Hawaiian Style” to understand the importance of organic and urban farming in small spacescreate a sustainable agricultural system. Continue reading

How the news, Netflix and social media influence how schools talk about suicide

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Over the last decade, the suicide rate among teenagers in the U.S. has increased. Use this lesson to discuss the role the media plays in discussions on suicide prevention and awareness. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Elevate student voice by teaching the power of listening

Lesson Plan

This Thanksgiving, elevate student voice by teaching them how to listen. Based on StoryCorp’s The Great Thanksgiving Listen, students will record an interview with an elder relative and become part of America’s great oral history project. Continue reading

Lesson plans for Halloween: Neuroscience and Zombies!

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  The following lessons about neuroscience have been inspired by the book, “The Zombie Autopsies,” written by Steven C. Schlozman, M.D., and are intended to…read more

UN Climate Change Report: What your students need to know

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Talk with your students about the UN’s latest report on climate change and how young people can use their voice to support policies that protect the environment. Continue reading

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