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Student breakdown on the government shutdown

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan with your students for the latest on the government shutdown. Continue reading

National monuments: Whose job is it to protect public lands?

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Whose land grab is it? And whose job is it to protect public lands? Explore President Trump’s decision to dramatically cut back the size of two national monuments in Utah last week with your students. Continue reading

PBS Student Reporting Labs: Mammoth archaeological discovery made in Channel Islands National Park

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2016 marked the 100th anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service, and PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs observed the milestone by producing video stories about national parks across the country in a series called “America the Beautiful.” Continue reading

Celebrate 100 years of National Parks with these PBS NewsHour stories

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For the U.S. National Park Service centennial, use these NewsHour Extra classroom resources to teach students about the importance of conservation.
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5 things to know for the 100 year anniversary of the National Park Service

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On August 25, 2016 the National Park Service will celebrate its 100th birthday. Learn about national parks and the NPS as the centennial approaches. Continue reading

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