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Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news 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.
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A new lesson from the Fighting With Food project guides middle and high school students through the chemistry of how metals get into water, the toxicity of lead, and how nutrition can help combat the health effects of lead exposure.

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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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Rebels sign truce with government in Colombia

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

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British exit: Voters favor quitting the European Union, an economic-political coalition formed 24 years ago

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Will delegates try to dump Trump?

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Climate Change - Bower Birds

In the cloudforest of Australia, Bowerbirds build elaborate homes for their mates.
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-- Jun 28, 2016



This week's word in the news: SMATTERING

DEFINITION:
A small, scattered amount or number.


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A smattering remain, but he still counts his shop among a handful left in the Bay Area.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 06/27/2016