TEACHERS: Current events podcasts for the classroom!

Learn More
9417785080 fa285036d0 o

Image licensed under CC BY 2.0

Current Event February 13, 2017

How the Travel Ban is Affecting Science


President Trump’s travel ban has already affected tens of thousands of people traveling to and from the United States. Among the affected groups are scientists. Scientific discovery often depends on the ability to communicate and collaborate with experts from around the world. However, with the travel ban in place, many are forgoing the trip to the United States entirely. Listen to learn more about specific examples of affected scientists and the impact the travel ban is having on the scientific community of the United States.

Life Science Religion Politics

Story Length: 3:14

Listen to the Story:

SOURCE:

National Public Radio © 2017 National Public Radio, Inc. Used with the permission of NPR. All rights reserved.

AIR DATE: 02/05/2017


Want to hear the story and see the teaching resources?

  • Access to full library of lessons
  • Daily current events
  • Listening comprehension questions
  • Graphic Organizers
Learn More