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Science of Golf

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Ice - Freezing Lakes (Memorial Program)

The unusual way that water freezes allows fish and other aquatic life to survive the winter months.

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Greece votes against austerity

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: aversion
Definition: A strong feeling of dislike, opposition, repugnance, or antipathy.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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Science of Golf

This new 10-part series continues to explore the physics and math behind the game of golf. Provided by NBC Learn, in partnership with the United States Golf Association and Chevron, students will learn about calculating golfers’ handicaps and golf scoring, the evolution of the golf club and ball, as well as how factors like friction, volume and energy all affect how a golf ball travels.

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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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Greece votes against austerity

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Super Bowl brings Seahawks-Patriots showdown -- and an 'ad bowl'

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



Rich About To Be Richer Than The Rest Of Us Combined

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Win a book by creating a caption for this week's lesson

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Will U.S. tourists soon flock to Cuba??

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

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Ice - Freezing Lakes (Memorial Program)

The unusual way that water freezes allows fish and other aquatic life to survive the winter months.
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-- Jan 30, 2015



This week's word in the news: AVERSION

DEFINITION:
A strong feeling of dislike, opposition, repugnance, or antipathy.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
One after another, men and women cited job commitments, destination weddings, an aversion to the death penalty, or a certainty of guilt as reasons to prevent them from sitting on a trial expected to last at least three months.
The Boston Globe -- 01/26/2015


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Find new ideas to use the newspaper to teach across the curriculum. Lesson ideas for both print and e-edition newspapers!


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