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Above the Noise

above the noise

Above the Noise is the award-winning video series for teens that cuts through the hype and dives deep into the research behind the issues affecting their daily lives. Join host Myles Bess on his journey to investigate controversial topics — and help young viewers draw their own informed conclusions while inspiring media literacy skills and civic engagement. 

The series is available to watch on YouTube and PBS LearningMedia.

Educators will find free access to all the videos and to classroom supports specific to each video on PBS LearningMedia, including a lesson plan, viewing guide, and sentence frames for diverse learners that encourage student voice and foster civil conversation about complex topics. Episodes are geared for middle and high school students and great for classes in ELA, STEM, civics, health and media. Explore videos about health and well being, voting and democracy, social media and technology and more. It is also available on Flip.

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