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Distance learning: PBS NewsHour classroom resources for students

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  Use these teacher-produced resources and lesson plans to create your own packets for students. We will keep this document updated, especially around current events.…read more

Sharing innovation and invention stories

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In this lesson plan, students will watch and discuss three short STEM videos produced by NewsHour’s teen reporters. 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

18 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

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