Miles O’Brien

Lesson plan: How biomimicry inspires natured-based inventions to solve human problems

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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

Lesson plan: Design an invention to keep first responders safe

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As first responders keep our communities safe, learn how to help keep them safe through new inventions. 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

Who, what, when, where, why do hyperpartisan news sites exist?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Video summary PBS NewsHour’s four-part series on “Junk News” explores who is behind creating inflammatory news sites and why. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien…read more

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