Category Archives: Science

6 things for students to know about climate change

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A 2016 analysis University of Washington researchers and funded by NASA found that the timing of the sea ice break-up and freeze-up is changing in…read more

Educator Voice: Dr. Peter Hotez takes questions from educators about the vaccine

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Dr. Peter Hotez, vaccine scientist, and teacher Sari Beth Rosenberg, PBS NewsHour EXTRA host.   If you are a school faculty or staff member and…read more

Halloween lesson plans: Neuroscience and zombies!

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  Lesson series created by Katie Gould in collaboration with Dr. Steven Schlozman, author of The Zombie Autopsies The following lessons about neuroscience have been…read more

Educator Voice: Finding purpose in invention during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Doug Scott testing out one of The Shield Team 2020’s face shields.   by Doug Scott, engineering teacher, Hopkinton High School, Hopkinton, Mass. The Shield…read more

Juliette Kayyem answers your questions on school reopenings

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Juliette Kayyem, former asst. secretary of Homeland Security   UPDATE, Dec. 2020: We wanted to resurface this clip with Prof. Kayyem recorded in late July.…read more

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