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Icarus [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Arts in the Community | March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Icarus [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A short animation produced by OSA Digital Media. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Student Voices: Can Artist Manifestos Create Social Change?

Arts | March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Student Voices: Can Artist Manifestos Create Social Change?

View what students had to say about artists’ manifestos and whether these statements can create social change.

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What’s the Best Path to a Sustainable Future?

6 -12 Science | March 17, 2015 | 56 Comments

What’s the Best Path to a Sustainable Future?

As we face the consequences of a changing climate, many people wonder how we can most effectively change the consumptive habits of U.S. citizens. Is it more effective to change people’s behavior and attitudes or have the government implement regulations?

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In the Shadows of the Golden State: Who are California’s Undocumented Immigrants?

News & Civics | March 17, 2015

In the Shadows of the Golden State: Who are California’s Undocumented Immigrants?

A lot of loaded terms are used to refer to the diverse group of more than 11 million immigrants who live in the United States without legal status. Almost a quarter of this population lives in California. But who exactly are they? Where do they come from? And what impact do they have on the Golden State’s massive economy? Comic illustrator Andy Warner explains.

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Interactive Map: How the Ebola Outbreak Spread

News & Civics | March 16, 2015

Interactive Map: How the Ebola Outbreak Spread

It’s been over a year since the worst Ebola outbreak in history began to ravage the West African nations of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. In the interactive map sequence, Frontline traces the epidemic’s spread from its suspected emergence with Patient Zero back in December 2013.

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Why Is It Important For Journalists To Be Truthful? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why Is It Important For Journalists To Be Truthful? Students Weigh In

Recently, NBC anchor chair, Brian Williams was suspended for six months without pay. View what students had to say when asked, Why is it important for journalists to be truthful? How would you define ethical journalism, and how can journalists earn the trust of the public?

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Three Interactive Resources Explaining the Messy Nuclear Drama with Iran

News & Civics | March 16, 2015

Three Interactive Resources Explaining the Messy Nuclear Drama with Iran

New signs of progress recently emerged In America’s seemingly endless nuclear negotiations with Iran, when the financially-strapped Middle Eastern nation agreed to limit its nuclear program in exchange for the easing of crippling economic sanctions. These three resources — from the NY Times, Associated Press and the Center on Foreign Relations — do a great job boiling down a, well, potentially radioactive situation.

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How Can We End Violence Against Women?

Do Now | March 13, 2015 | 81 Comments

How Can We End Violence Against Women?

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #DoNowWomen For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now What steps should we take to end violence against women? Introduction A new report from the […]

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Science Spotlight: Fish, Swim Bladders and Boyle’s Law

Science | March 13, 2015

Science Spotlight: Fish, Swim Bladders and Boyle’s Law

Watch this demonstration of Boyle’s Law that shows how changes in pressure affect a fish’s swim bladder.

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Should We Require Vaccinations? Student Weigh In

Civics in the Community | March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Should We Require Vaccinations? Student Weigh In

With the recent outbreak of measles here in the United States, we asked students to weigh in on the question, Should we require vaccinations? Why or why not?

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