Technology

NewsHour’s ‘Invention Education’ lesson series where students are the inventors

Lesson Plan

Explore how inventions are solving problems around the world; then have students design their own inventions that help their communities. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) inventions save lives and how students can help

Lesson Plan

In this NewsHour lesson, learn how your students can create prototypes of personal protective equipment, including face shields. Continue reading

Chuck Yeager, first to break the sound barrier, dies at 97

Video

Charles “Chuck” Yeager was a pilot whose flights in experimental craft contributed to space travel. Continue reading

How the music industry is trying to save itself (and save your city)

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Explore how the pandemic is affecting the music industry—and how that affects the larger economy. Continue reading

Explainer: Why record COVID-19 testing is not enough

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Explore the challenges of testing for COVID-19 in the US months after the pandemic began. Continue reading

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