earth science

Daily News Lesson: Should national parks be given (back) to Native Americans?

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Hear a proposal to give U.S. national park lands to Native American tribes to manage, as part of reparations for a violent history of settling on their land Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: A ‘Hail Mary’ to save some species of birds in Maryland

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Explore how scientists are trying to save animals threatened by climate and environmental change Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Design a thermoelectric generator to help meet UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Learn about a promising source of renewable energy and make your own sustainable design Continue reading

Lesson plan: How renewable energy inventions protect the environment

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In this PBS NewsHour lesson, students will explore inventions that harness the power of water to make electricity. Students will then sketch, model or build an invention that uses renewable energy and helps protect the environment. Continue reading

Defending scientific facts from political attack takes center stage on Earth Day

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More than 500 “March for Science” demonstrations took place around the U.S. and the world on Saturday in response to those who challenge widely-accepted scientific evidence and consensus. Continue reading

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