Innovation & Invention

Lesson plan: Help your loved ones monitor health at home through invention

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In this lesson plan, consider ways to help loved ones monitor their health at home without disrupting their routines. Continue reading

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

What does SpaceX and NASA’s partnership really mean?

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In this NewsHour lesson, learn what the next chapter in NASA’s space program looks like. Continue reading

STEM Current Events: How DNA testing cracks cold cases

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In this NewsHour lesson, find out about the first genetic genealogy case to go to trial — and how the science behind it solved a 32-year-old double murder. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How mimicking nature inspires new inventions

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In this lesson plan, students will learn about biomimicry — an innovative method in which nature inspires new inventions to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Continue reading

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