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Helicopter attack kills refugees from Somalia

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

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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: grapple
Definition: To try to overcome or engage in a struggle.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, examines the vital connections between water, food and energy in the human water cycle.

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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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Tracking Cats - Every Picture Tells a Story

"You can follow those cubs all the way up through their life."
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-- Mar 24, 2017


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Is it crazy or just political theater?

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



Kid Scoop is a multi-media education program that brings interactive educational pages, online learning games, comprehension, vocabulary and family involvement activities and more!

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This week's word in the news: GRAPPLE

DEFINITION:
To try to overcome or engage in a struggle.


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It’s been nearly one month since the catastrophic Coyote Creek flooding, but the repairs have just begun for most residents, who are left to grapple with mounting repair bills, unstable housing situations, severe health risks and an overwhelming resentment toward city and Santa Clara Valley Water District officials they felt could’ve done more.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 03/20/2017