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NBC Learn and NBC Sports, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, explore the engineering and technology helping athletes maximize their performance at the Olympic Games.

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


Evidence of an Earth-like planet sounds like science fiction, but isn’t

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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Earthquake kills and injures hundreds in Italy

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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Was tale dumb, disgraceful, or both?

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

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Acoustical Ecology - Sounds

How healthy is an ecosystem? Listen up!
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-- Aug 31, 2016



This week's word in the news: PUNTER

DEFINITION:
An American football player who drops the ball from his hands and kicks it before it touches the ground.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
As first reported by Altitude Sports’ Vic Lombardi, Britton Colquitt, the Broncos’ veteran punter who was once the highest-paid player at his position, has been asked by the team to take a significant cut off his $3.25 million salary for 2016.
The Denver Post -- 08/29/2016