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Educator Voice: How this architecture teacher’s students are designing solutions to address climate change

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by Richard Knoeppel As a child growing up in the 1970s, I was part of a generation aware of the importance of taking care of…read more

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

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

Lesson plan: How mimicking nature inspires new inventions

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In this lesson plan, students will learn about biomimicry — an innovative method in which nature inspires new inventions to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Girl coders crack glass ceiling | STEM Student Reporting Labs

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In this lesson, students will learn about the engineering design process and use it to address the gender gap in STEM. Continue reading

Inventions: How do innovation and design help people with disabilities?

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Students will learn about the role of inventions in improving accessibility for people with disabilities and create a paper or cardboard prototype of their own invention. Continue reading

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