Health

High school journalists report on sex education and public health

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Learn how PBS’ teen reporters are covering important health care issues like teen pregnancy in this STEM Student Reporting Labs “Health Innovators” series. Continue reading

Asbestos still causing harm amid broken regulatory system

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This NewsHour lesson explores how the U.S. continues to import asbestos despite its lethal health impacts. Continue reading

Why children in U.S. custody need specific pediatric expertise

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn why specific pediatric expertise is needed in the care for immigrant children. Continue reading

How the news, Netflix and social media influence how schools talk about suicide

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Over the last decade, the suicide rate among teenagers in the U.S. has increased. Use this lesson to discuss the role the media plays in discussions on suicide prevention and awareness. Continue reading

Elevate student voice by teaching the power of listening

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This Thanksgiving, teach students the importance of storytelling, and most of all, listening. Based on StoryCorp’s The Great Thanksgiving Listen, students will record an interview with an elder relative, hone interview and listening skills and become part of America’s great oral history project. Continue reading

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