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Use the news in your classroom

Find resources for using the newspaper for almost any subject. These programs are updated weekly every Monday.

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

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Mars lander crashes on planet surface

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

Campaign comments and federal finger-pointing at Russia over email hacking raise concerns about foreign meddling in next month's presidential voting process. Worries arise after the July release of nearly 20,000 hacked Democratic National Commit...

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Republicans split ranks over Trump

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

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

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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

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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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It sizzles and even bleeds like real meat, but this burger is entirely plant based. Impossible Foods, a venture partly funded by the world's richest man, Bill Gates, and Google Ventures, has developed a lab-grown burger that matches the texture, aroma, and flavor of real meat. "Our mission being to as much a possible to replace the current system of meat production with something that is much better for the world," said Patrick Brown, founder and CEO of Impossible Foods.

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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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Lobsters - Surf Wars

Lobsters battle it out with their new neighbors.

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-- Oct 27, 2016

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