STEM

Lesson plan: What 2019 news stories mattered most to your students?

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For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine using Flipboard of their top 10 news stories from 2019 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading

Sharing innovation and invention stories

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In this lesson plan, students will watch and discuss three short STEM videos produced by NewsHour’s teen reporters. Continue reading

STEM Current Events: How DNA testing cracks cold cases

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In this NewsHour lesson, find out about the first genetic genealogy case to go to trial — and how the science behind it solved a 32-year-old double murder. Continue reading

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

Lesson Plan

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

15 lesson plans teaching the power of invention

Lesson Plan

Learn how inventions are solving problems around the world and then have students design their own inventions that help their communities. Continue reading

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