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Arizona Game and Fish Department: Focus Wild Arizona Activity Sheets - State Symbols 2: State Birds
Arizona Game and Fish Department

In 1931, the Legislature selected the cactus wren to be the official state bird of Arizona.

Arizona Game and Fish Department: Focus Wild Arizona Wild Kids - Environmental Laws: What Are They?
Arizona Game and Fish Department

Here you will find a general overview of several important pieces of environmental legislation.

StarTalk: The Political Science of The Daily Show

Neil talks with Jon about his love for science and technology, the difference between having scientists and politicians as guests on The Daily Show, the importance of scientific literacy, the intersection of science and public policy, and the cosmic connections that unite us all… because even New Jersey is made of star stuff.

StarTalk: Climate Confusion

The Mississippi Delta is experiencing historic flooding, tornadoes recently tore up towns in Alabama, and multiple blizzards buried the Northeastern U.S. last winter.

StarTalk: When Science Crashes the Party

Actress, comedian, and political activist Janeane Garofalo joins the show to lay out the political theater as she sees it, and cedes no ground on whether scientific issues should ever be a topic of partisan debate.

Citizen Math: You're So Fined
Citizen Math

In this lesson, students write, solve, and graph systems of linear equations to determine how long it takes to pay off a ticket and debate the fairest ways for cities to raise revenues without harming their poorest residents.

OLogy: Endangered Species Game
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Play this game to find out how a law protects animals and plants.

Be Vape Free: E-Cigarette Laws & My Community
Be Vape Free (CVS Health Foundation)

In the Supplemental Humanities Bundle, students will explore how states are addressing the vaping crisis through legislation around the sale, purchase, and use of e-cigarettes.

Ologies: Oceanology (OCEANS) with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson -- Encore Presentation

If you’ve been feeling helpless, this episode gives you all the tools you need to understand and help our friend, the World Ocean.

Short Wave: Tech Companies Are Limiting Police Use of Facial Recognition. Here's Why
Short Wave (NPR)

Today on the show, Short Wave host Maddie Sofia and reporter Emily Kwong speak with AI policy analyst Mutale Nkonde about algorithmic bias — how facial recognition software can discriminate and reflect the biases of society.

Short Wave: The Fight Over A Weedkiller, In The Fields And In The Courts
Short Wave (NPR)

A federal court recently ordered farmers to stop spraying one of the country’s most widely used herbicides, dicamba.

Short Wave: Is CBD Safe? The FDA Can't Say
Short Wave (NPR)

NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey helps parse the science behind a new set of government warnings about CBD.

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