KQED’s The Lowdown lesson plans provide suggestions for nonfiction analysis, writing/discussion prompts and multimedia projects to creatively integrate current events into core curriculum to encourage student civic engagement.
Why So Many Central Americans Are Seeking Asylum in the U.S.
Real-Time Interactive Earthquake Map: Get to Know Your Local Faults
It's Really Happening! This Is What KQED's Youth Takeover Looks Like
When Rivers Caught Fire: A Brief History of Earth Day (with Lesson Plan)
A Look Inside the Youth Vaping Craze
It's Almost Tax Day. This Is How the Government Spends Your Hard-Earned Cash
Is the Endangered Species Act at Risk of Extinction?
March Madness and the Money: Should College Athletes Get Paid?
How to Stop a Nuclear War: The Non-Proliferation Treaty, Explained