Global Warming

How studying the ocean floor explains the history of Earth’s climate

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to understand the history of climate change by digging underneath the ocean floor. 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

Alabama tornado aftermath, getting help and studying why

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to learn how Alabama residents are dealing with the aftermath of Sunday’s devastating tornado. 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

12 news stories that make STEM meaningful for students

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Texas teachers swung into action this week during NewsHour Extra’s workshop, “How to make STEM meaningful through current events” at Texas A&M’s K12 Summer Institute in Kerryville, Texas. Check out the resources they created here! Continue reading

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