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Student inventors solve real-world problems at Eurekafest

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn how “invention education” is helping students to solve real-world problems. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Inventing “assistive devices” that give people their independence

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn about assistive devices and how innovation plays a key role in the invention process. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How student inventors can help solve their community’s plastic problem

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn more about invention education and how students are creating solutions to help improve plastic pollution. Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Why this athlete invented a sports concussion sensor

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In this NewsHour lesson, you’ll learn about a concussion sensor invention that helps athletes detect if they may have a concussion. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Is solar power the future of energy?

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In this lesson, students will watch the PBS NewsHour video, “Rethinking the utility company as solar power heats up” and learn how companies — faced with greater demand and the effects of climate change — are inventing newer, greener ways for humans to get power. Continue reading

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