Today's News, Tomorrow's Lesson

President Trump’s State of the Union address was the third longest in U.S. history (1 hour and 20 minutes!). In order to save time, use these clips...
Note: This video contains graphic images of the Holocaust. Please preview before showing to your students. Story International Holocaust Remembrance...
Daniela Rus, director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab at MIT, explains how her lab uses principles of origami to “program”...
2018-01-22
Story On Friday at midnight, the U.S. government officially shutdown after Congress and the Trump Administration failed to reach a deal that would...
Story Earlier this month, two of Apple’s big shareholders called on the maker of the iPhone to come up with ways for parents to restrict their kids’...

This is a 3D model created using a scan of an upper arm (humerus) bone from a prehistoric woman agriculturalist.This bone is from a North African population, and did not feature in the study itself, but is an example of the type of bone and research methodology used in the study. Credit: Cambridge University.

2018-01-17
Dr. Sabrina Agarwal, a biological anthropologist, talks about how we can tell strength from bones, and how that might just change our view of...
Warning: Today’s story contains explicit language that lawmakers say President Donald Trump used at a meeting while discussing immigration. The text...
2018-01-12
Biochemist Mandë Holford gives us some insight into potential cures derived from killer cone snail venom. These aren’t your ordinary garden snails...
Note: As the holiday season draws to a close, ask students to reflect on the meaning of empathy and kindness. In this news story, we look at the...
2018-01-08
Farrell Helbling, from the Microrobotics Lab at Harvard University, talks about their new robo-insect that can do just that. GIF of the water-to-air...