Family Cancer Leads to Nobel Prize

For their work on cancer immunotherapy, James Allison and Tasuku Honjo recently received the Nobel Prize in medicine.  Here on PBS NewsHour, Dr. Allison explains how his road to a Nobel Prize began with cancer in his family.

Do you know that PBS LearningMedia offers classroom resources developed from PBS NewsHour’s in-depth coverage of major national and international news stories

with PBS NewsHour Extra Identifying the who, what, when, where and why-it-matters, Daily News Story takes the best of the PBS NewsHour and pairs it with discussion questions, lesson plans and stories developed specifically for students. These lesson plans and resources help achieve Common Core State Standards goals and cover core academic subject areas ranging from civics and government to world affairs and education.

Engage your students today with This Week’s News. You canalso find this video and the full PBS NewsHour script here.

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