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Announcements for Oct 24, 2016

Advantages of the classroom eJournal!

Your students live in a digital world. The eJournal of The Albuquerque Journal is an excellent interactive tool that helps you and your students meet technology and core curriculum learning objectives.

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The Albuquerque Journal is again sponsoring the New Mexico Spelling Bee. Students grades two through eight may participate in the 2015 bee.

The New Mexico Spelling Bee is scheduled for 9 a.m. March 21, 2015 at Sandia Preparatory School in Albuquerque.
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The winner of the New Mexico Spelling Bee goes on to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The champion and a parent’s airfare, hotel, food and official tour expenses will be paid for by the Albuquerque Journal.

Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

Online Extras (Updated every Monday)

Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:

Mars lander crashes on planet surface

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

Archive of Geography quizzes

Election security: Mischief can't sway presidential vote outcome, officials insist

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive

The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

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Republicans split ranks over Trump

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Archive of past lessons
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Daily Science Webcasts

Lobsters - Picky Eaters

Lobsters taste their food with their feet!
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-- Oct 24, 2016

Kid Scoop is a multi-media education program that brings interactive educational pages, games, comprehension, vocabulary, family involvement activities and more!

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This week's word in the news: REVELATION

Something revealed, especially a dramatic disclosure of something not previously known or realized.

The political committee behind Amendment 1 on solar energy has scrubbed from its social media platforms nearly every reference to the James Madison Institute after revelations that the group’s policy director bragged in a leaked audio recording that the utility industry is using the amendment to deceive the public into thinking it is a pro-solar initiative.
The Miami Herald -- 10/24/2016