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Greta Thunberg on the urgency of the climate crisis

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson plan to learn more about Greta Thunberg and other youth activists’ fight against climate change. Continue reading

How Michigan schools welcome refugees from Syria and Yemen

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the challenges and the triumphs of recent refugee students to the U.S. Continue reading

Lesson plan: What the United Nations means today

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Explore what the U.N. means to your students today by examining the 17 sustainable development goals (SDG) which aim to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and fix climate change. Continue reading

UN Climate Change Report: What your students need to know

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Talk with your students about the UN’s latest report on climate change and how young people can use their voice to support policies that protect the environment. Continue reading

Yemen study guide: How to explain images of war to your students

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More than 9,000 people have died in Yemen’s civil war since 2015, according to the UN, and 22 million people require humanitarian assistance every day. Continue reading

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