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What does opportunity look like? Student journalists explore pipeline jobs in West Virginia

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Essential question: How have energy projects like the gas pipeline impacted young people in West Virginia? Find out with this NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

Pristine Rapa Nui (Easter Island) battles tons of plastic pollution

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO   Directions: Read the summary, watch the video and answer the discussion questions. You may want to read along using the transcript here or…read more

Lesson Plan: Hawaii’s fix for food deserts | STEM Student Reporting Labs

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Hawaii, for all its tropical splendor, is a relative food desert when it comes to native-grown produce. In this PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs STEM video “Aquaponics Hawaiian Style” to understand the importance of organic and urban farming in small spacescreate a sustainable agricultural system. Continue reading

Student Voices: Here are the election issues most on teenagers’ minds

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NewsHour Extra asked middle and high school students across America: What issue would you like to hear 2018 candidates discuss where you live and why? Read their responses below and check out the election videos produced by Student Reporting Labs on how to turn out the youth vote. Continue reading

UN Climate Change Report: What your students need to know

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Talk with your students about the UN’s latest report on climate change and how young people can use their voice to support policies that protect the environment. Continue reading

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