The stories behind 23 STEM superstars


Are you naturally curious about how the world works? Interested in helping people or creating things no one has ever dreamed of? If you answered…read more


Scientists who inspired a generation of STEM professionals


While interviewing inspirational career men and women from STEM fields, NewsHour Extra asked which scientists and engineers they look up to the most. Below is…read more

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Toxic trial: taking responsibility for environmental problems – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction This lesson plan and student contest were created to accompany a story from The Center for…read more


New U.N. report warns of dire climate change effects


DOWNLOAD VIDEO A new U.N. report on climate change is full of serious warnings and unhappy predictions of what’s to come. The report was written…read more


South Florida considers investing in infrastructure to combat rising sea levels


DOWNLOAD VIDEO It’s often difficult to see how climate change is altering the environment in our daily lives, but the residents of South Florida are…read more

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