Voyager becomes first spacecraft to enter interstellar space – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

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

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! – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

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


Is the world’s climate changing? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

by Lisa Prososki Subjects Secondary science, Geography, Climate change Estimated Time Four 50-minute class periods plus additional time for classroom presentation and extension activities. NOTE:…read more

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Understanding your water: From source to tap and back – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Amy Gambrill, Washington, D.C. Subjects Secondary science, social studies and current events classes Estimated Time Two 45-minute class periods plus additional time for extension…read more

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Green roofs + greener streets = a cooler city – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subjects Geography, Science, Economics, Language Arts, Technology, and Math Estimated Time 2 Class periods (45-minutes, depending on class size) Grade Level 9 – 12 Objective…read more


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