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Daily News Lesson: Here’s what contributed to the extinction of ivory-billed woodpecker, 22 other species

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Learn about the Endangered Species Act and why species are threatened today Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Inventing beetle bike helmets

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In this invention lesson, students will make tiny bike helmets based on the diabolical ironclad beetle. Continue reading

Research shows coronavirus spreads primarily through the air

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How has more research into the way coronavirus spreads helped inform public health policy? 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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