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Weekly Lessons

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Was tale dumb, disgraceful, or both?

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


Evidence of an Earth-like planet sounds like science fiction, but isn’t

-- 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


Termites: It's All in the DNA

The microbes in a termite's gut may provide a clue to hydrogen power.
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-- Aug 30, 2016





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

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Earthquake kills and injures hundreds in Italy

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

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NBC Learn and NBC Sports, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, explore the engineering and technology helping athletes maximize their performance at the Olympic Games.

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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: PUNTER

DEFINITION:
An American football player who drops the ball from his hands and kicks it before it touches the ground.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
As first reported by Altitude Sports’ Vic Lombardi, Britton Colquitt, the Broncos’ veteran punter who was once the highest-paid player at his position, has been asked by the team to take a significant cut off his $3.25 million salary for 2016.
The Denver Post -- 08/29/2016