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Ebola outbreak mission instructions and resources – Digital Student Guide

Lesson Plan

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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U.S. will ramp up efforts to fight Ebola


President Obama announced the U.S. will scale its efforts to combat the Ebola virus in West Africa, which has spread exponentially throughout the region in recent months. Continue reading

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‘California Thursdays’ source school lunches locally


In Oakland, California, school officials are revamping the school lunch menu to bring in food from local farms. Continue reading

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How can the U.S. help fight Ebola?


An unprecedented outbreak of Ebola disease in West Africa is drawing an international response and has raised questions about what the U.S. can do to help. Continue reading

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Colorado towns struggle for control over fracking


Colorado residents worry that there are not enough safety rules in place to prevent damage to their environment and quality of life. Continue reading

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