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How the U.S. women’s World Cup victory is the perfect civics lesson

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, students will learn about the U.S. women’s soccer World Cup victory and how it is also a good civics lesson. Continue reading

STEM Student Reporting Labs: Why this athlete created a sports concussion sensor

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In the NewsHour lesson, you’ll learn about a concussion sensor invention to help athletes detect if they may have had a concussion during a game. Continue reading

Free speech and Trump’s reaction to NFL protesters

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to discuss President Trump’s comments that football players should be fired if they kneel during the national anthem. Continue reading

Zika virus shadow looms over summer Olympics in Rio

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Concern surrounding Zika virus has taken center stage in Brazil, as local organizers of the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games assure the world that the country is safe for athletes and tourists. Continue reading

How Muhammad Ali’s life reflected America’s struggles

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Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali died of natural causes on Friday in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 74. Continue reading

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