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Zombie Autopsies Lesson 1: You’ll be Wishin’ for some Neurotransmission and Background Story

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Created by Katie Gould in collaboration with Dr. Steven Schlozman Author of “The Zombie Autopsies” Introduction This lesson introduces students to neurons and neurotransmission through…read more

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Neuroscience Basics through Puzzles and Dance

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This lesson plan celebrates the recent Nobel Prize for Medicine award winners for their work on how cells move molecular “cargo”. Students will be introduced to the…read more

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Climate Change as a Scientific Theory

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for PBS NewsHour Extra Subjects Science, Language Arts, Social Issues Estimated Time One 90-minute class period Grade Level Grades…read more

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Lesson Plan: Voyager Becomes First Spacecraft to Enter Interstellar Space

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by Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Math, Science, Physics Estimated Time 45 minutes Grade Level Middle and High School Warm Up…read more

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A cicada in Chapel Hill, N.C. in 2011, when one brood of Magicicada periodical cicada appeared in southern states. This spring the 17-year cicadas will emerge in the Northeast

Periodical Cicadas Are Back!

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By Jennifer Cutraro and Katherine Schulten. Cross posted from New York Times, The Learning Network Overview In this lesson, students learn about the Magicicada periodical…read more

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