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President’s budget starts debate over proposed military boost and deep cuts elsewhere

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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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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





Helicopter attack kills refugees from Somalia

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

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Is it crazy or just political theater?

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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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This week's word in the news: GRAPPLE

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


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
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