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Weekly Lessons

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Health becomes a campaign issue

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


Climate change: Rising oceans already have a soggy impact in some coastal U.S. cities

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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


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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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Big Horn Sheep - Tracking

Field biologist Janene Colby tracks Big Horn Sheep in the sweltering heat of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
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-- Sep 23, 2016





Questions based on stories in your Detroit News to spark classroom discussions.

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Philippines president accused of hiring hit men

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

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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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NASA's Space Place

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students

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This week's word in the news: CONTRACTUAL

DEFINITION:
Relating to or part of a binding legal agreement


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
“There’s no contractual obligation between the employer and their workers,’’ said Marcy Goldstein-Gelb, longtime executive director of the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, who was recently promoted to run the national organization
The Boston Globe -- 09/19/2016