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New study predicts major extinction event in Earth’s near future

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Scientists and researchers believe that planet Earth is on the brink of a major extinction event, according to the latest research published in this week’s edition of the journal Science. Continue reading

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Carmakers prepare to release hydrogen-powered vehicles

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The next generation of zero-emission hydrogen-powered cars are hitting the road. Continue reading

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12 top education resources to teach at the end of the school year

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It’s nearly the end of another school year and NewsHour Extra wants to help you celebrate. Here are our most popular lesson plans from the…read more

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

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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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Ice sheet in Antarctica has melted past ‘point of no return,’ NASA says

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Scientists have long been warning of the risks posed by melting ice sheets, but a new NASA study provides the most definitive information…read more

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