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


Face-to-face: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spar Monday in the first of three debates

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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Bomb threat empties schools across Canada’s Prince Edward Island

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

Archive of Geography quizzes



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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Health becomes a campaign issue

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

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Tree Rings - Not Every Tree Has Them

In regions without clearly defined seasons, a tree's rings are not easily identifiable.
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-- Sep 30, 2016



This week's word in the news: SKYROCKETING

DEFINITION:
To rise rapidly and suddenly.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Bay Area’s wages are getting higher, far outpacing most of the country, but more residents are finding their paychecks can’t keep up with the region’s skyrocketing cost of living.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 09/26/2016