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Media informs the public of events and situations that occur at home and around the globe. Couched within the news and features are problems to be solved and opportunities for adults and children to make a difference.

NIE Curriculum Guides

The editor leads the staff in content decisions, establishes standards and expectations, and creates the working atmosphere. In addition to lessons to be learned from the leadership and life of legendary editor Ben Bradlee, who passed away on October 21, this guide includes strategies for success from Josh White, Post education editor, and editorial job descriptions from three high schools.

Whether in the works of science fiction or the imagination of engineers, robots have fascinated humans. Designers of today’s robots, whether in the simplest of forms or in complex iterations, test scientific understanding, aid in disaster relief efforts, and help amputees. Likewise, through biomimicry nature is providing new products and processes to solve human problems in a sustainable manner.

Public transportation ranks high on the list of priorities for local, state and national leaders.  We begin with the decision to walk, bike, drive or take mass transit. Then through Post news, opinion, photography and informational graphics, we engage students in discussion, debate, and research of gas taxes, infrastructure management, congestion abatement, environmental impact and safe travel now and in their future. 

Every Tuesday, the HEALTH & SCIENCE section helps readers make sense of the many products, claims and studies that emerge daily. Through lively, sometimes humorous, but always rigorously researched stories, we try to separate the truths from the half-truths to help people make smarter HEALTH & SCIENCE care choices for themselves and their families.