environmental science

Lesson plan: Inventing beyond recycling

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In this lesson plan, explore ways non-recyclable materials can be reused or repurposed instead. Continue reading

COVID-19 adds to local concerns over Keystone XL pipeline

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson, learn about health risks that thousands of out-of-state oil workers may bring into communities along the Keystone XL pipeline route. Continue reading

15 lesson plans teaching the power of invention

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

Lesson plan: How animals help us design new inventions to solve environmental problems

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In this PBS NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn how farm animals are improving energy output on solar farms and design their own device to improve a problem that relies on an eco-friendly solution. Continue reading

Greta Thunberg on the urgency of the climate crisis

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson plan to learn more about Greta Thunberg and other youth activists’ fight against climate change. Continue reading

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