In the California Drought, What Is My Role? – Lesson Plan

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This lesson asks students to think critically about the effects of drought, their personal water use, and how best to conserve water. Continue reading

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How outstanding women in STEM fields overcame obstacles – Lesson Plan

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This lesson explores the careers of 19 great female scientists, the challenges they overcame and whether those challenges are still present in students’ lives. Continue reading

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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 outbreak mission instructions and resources – Digital Student Guide

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer Your Mission: to become an expert on the deadly Ebola virus and design a strategy to contain…read more

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News quiz: How much do you know about this school year’s biggest stories?

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A lot has happened in the world since the end of the last school year. With summer vacation just around the corner, test your students…read more


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