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Does California’s Agriculture Industry Need More Water Restrictions Due to the Drought? Students Weigh In

Community Created Content | June 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Does California’s Agriculture Industry Need More Water Restrictions Due to the Drought? Students Weigh In

California is in the middle of one of the biggest droughts in the state’s written history. Read what students had to say about whether or not California’s agricultural industry should have more water restrictions due to the drought.

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Should the Members of a Police Force Reflect the Larger Population?

Do Now | June 12, 2015 | 585 Comments

Should the Members of a Police Force Reflect the Larger Population?

he issue of race and law enforcement was thrust into the national spotlight last month when a white police officer in Ferguson, MO shot and killed an unarmed black 18-year-old named Michael Brown. Is it important for police departments to be as racially diverse as the communities they work in?

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Museum Etiquette: Prep for Summer Visits with Video

Arts | June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Museum Etiquette: Prep for Summer Visits with Video

Prep for your adventure by watching this fun, super-hero-style video about the most important museum rules.

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How Smart Should We Allow Robots to Get?

Do Now | June 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

How Smart Should We Allow Robots to Get?

Artificial intelligence is now more available to us than ever before, and it is getting smarter every year. While some scientists envision artificially intelligent robots as rescuers and caretakers of the future, others are worried that creating technology as intelligent as humans might be rather dangerous. How smart do you think we should we allow artificial intelligent to become?

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Should Families Teach Kids How To Use Guns (Safely)?

Do Now | June 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Should Families Teach Kids How To Use Guns (Safely)?

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 #DoNowSafety For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now How should we educate young people about the possibilities of gun violence without causing them to […]

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Photo Editing with Pixlr Mobile App

Digital Tools | June 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Photo Editing with Pixlr Mobile App

With the Pixlr Mobile app you can create quick and fun images for social media, or dig deeper for more advanced compositions and high quality work.

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PHOTOS: Bay Area Teachers Celebrated by KQED!

Events | June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

PHOTOS: Bay Area Teachers Celebrated by KQED!

Music, learning and fun—on Friday, May 8, KQED and community partners took over the Educational Park Public Library Branch for the first East Side Alliance Teacher Appreciation Bash! Amidst the live DJ, mingling and food, teachers popped into the PBS LearningMedia Digital Resource Bar and toured thousands of curriculum-targeted and Common Core-aligned resources in PBS […]

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KQED at Digital Media and Learning Conference

Events & Conferences | June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

KQED at Digital Media and Learning Conference

KQED will be presenting an Ignite Talk and a panel discussion at DML 2015.

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Do You Learn Better Through Making?

Arts | June 2, 2015 | 107 Comments

Do You Learn Better Through Making?

For several years now, the practice of making things has really turned into a cultural phenomenon. Referred to as Maker Culture or the DIY Movement, self-sufficiency through completing tasks without the aid of a paid expert (aka do-it-yourself), usually involving technology and online sharing has truly exploded around us, especially in the Bay Area. Why is this happening?

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America’s Growing Death Penalty Divide [Interactive Map]

News & Civics | June 2, 2015

America’s Growing Death Penalty Divide [Interactive Map]

A bipartisan contingent of state lawmakers on May 27 narrowly overrode the governor’s veto of a bill passed the previous week to repeal the state’s longstanding death penalty. View these interactive maps that show statistics about the death penalty in the U.S.

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