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Pulitzer Center Update March 30, 2016

News Bites and Lesson of the Week: Climate Talks


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Rising temperatures on the Tibetan Plateau in western China are causing melting glaciers and...

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A man walks over rocks near to a glacial lake that has formed at the base of the Dagu Glacier on the southeast edge of the Tibetan Plateau. The glacier has been reducing in size in recent years as a result of rising temperatures in the region. Image by Sean Gallagher. China, 2012.

Happy December, Educators!

News Bite 2, "Climate Change on the Tibetan Plateau"

This week's News Bite was built around COP21, the global climate talks currently taking place in Paris. We hope you'll find it useful.

Keep using the Lesson Builder, and let us know what you think. What works for you? What doesn't?

Lesson of the Week 2, "Searching for Sacred Mountain: Religion and Environment in China"

Our featured Lesson of the Week, along a similar theme, is "Searching for Sacred Mountain: Religion and Environment in China" by our wonderful teacher partner Catherine Irving.

A review on what this weekly email is all about:

Ninety percent of you have told us that you regularly use current events in your classroom. So we'll feature a small "News Bite," which will contain one piece of Pulitzer Center journalism content—an article, photograph, podcast or short film—that relates to something in the news that week, as well as a brief lesson outline and a few guiding questions. We're hoping these News Bites will be an easy way for you to access fresh, topical content. We'll also include an in-depth "Lesson of the Week," written either by a Pulitzer Center staff member or curriculum developer or a member of our Educators' Community, on any subject.

As always, we're eager for your suggestions. Let us know what you think!

Very best,
Mark and Amanda

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