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Rebels sign truce with government in Colombia

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

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

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The Green Room: Conservation for the Classroom offers lessons from the National Wildlife Federation to educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat

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Today's word: smattering
Definition: A small, scattered amount or number.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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Why is biodiversity important to the Earth? How do scientists investigate problems and report their results? Immerse your class in the multimedia story of Bayla, a tangled right whale fighting for her life and the scientists who work hard to save her, with this Boston Globe NIE curriculum guide.

Use the Boston Globe News in Education Guide for Teachers to find loads of information for your classroom lessons. Choose from multimedia Special Reports and Globe e-books to century-old pictures of Boston and reporter videos on covering the news. Need a deeper dive into what The Boston Globe has to offer your students? Schedule a free Boston Globe News in Education teacher workshop at your school.