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Lesson plan: 5 engaging lessons celebrating invention and innovation

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Are you looking for lesson plans focusing on scientific innovation and invention? Click on the images below to explore lessons on inventions that are battling…read more

Lesson Plan: How inventions that use renewable energy help protect the environment

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Picture your nearest river or lake. How do people use it? This PBS NewsHour lesson lets students explore inventions that use the power of water and asks them to develop a business plan which incorporates a renewable energy source for the communities in which they live. Continue reading

Invasive parakeets threaten Hawaii’s ecosystem

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Rose-ringed parakeets have multiplied by the thousands on the Hawaiian island of Kauai since the 1960s, when a few parakeets kept as pets escaped. The birds have since caused problems by damaging native plants and farm crops. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How new inventions are revolutionizing how we help people with injuries and disabilities

Lesson Plan

New groundbreaking technology may help improve the lives of people who are paralyzed or experienced severe limb weakness due to illness or injuries in major…read more

All-girls robotics team from Afghanistan competes after initial visa denial

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An all-girls team from Afghanistan reached the United States for a robotics competition after having their visas denied twice by American officials. Finally, they were allowed into the country. Continue reading

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