Media Literacy

How studying the ocean floor explains the history of Earth’s climate

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to understand the history of climate change by digging underneath the ocean floor. 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

How a cashless society affects young people and low-income earners

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This NewsHour lesson plan on personal finance examines how the absence of tangible currency and the constant exposure to digital advertising may affect young people’s relationship with money. Continue reading

6 things to know about Trump’s national emergency

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Directions: Read the summaries, watch the videos and answer the discussion questions below. If strapped for time, choose the video and questions that are most…read more

What opportunity looks like for these three teens: Trades, dance and service

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to explore the video series, “Opportunity in America” by PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, about teenagers who share their dreams, expectations and the barriers they must overcome to achieve their goals. Continue reading

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