Civics

STEM Current Events: How DNA testing cracks cold cases

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In this NewsHour lesson, find out about the first genetic genealogy case to go to trial — and how the science behind it solved a 32-year-old double murder. Continue reading

Turkish offensive in northern Syria leads to ‘chaos’ for Kurds

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn about the Turkish offensive into northern Syria and the chaos that has ensued for the Kurds of that region. Continue reading

The March on Washington: Five Teacher Resources

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This is a collection of five resources to examine the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

What do El Paso, Dayton gun massacres say about America?

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to talk with your students about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, which took place over the weekend. Continue reading

Main takeaways from Robert Mueller’s testimony

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson plan to examine the testimony of Robert Mueller during Wednesday’s House hearing. Continue reading

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