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Student Reporting Labs STEM Lesson Plan: Climate Change, Salmon and NOAA

Lesson Plan

In this PBS Student Reporting Labs video, Oregon teens consult government agencies on the consequences of unchecked human actions on the natural environment. Students are exposed to the work of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the research and resources they provide. Continue reading

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Lionfish-zapping robot offers solution to invasive species

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Invasive lionfish have devastating effects on native species and ecosystems in the Western Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, but robotic technology offers a new way to stem their spread. Continue reading

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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

Lesson Plan

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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