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A big U.S. employment challenge comes from automation, not just foreign competition

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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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Predicting Disease Tracking Probabilities

A newly developed algorithm is telling scientists where disease outbreaks may occur in the future.
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-- Feb 24, 2017





Malaysia hunts North Koreans in assassination

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

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Senator is silenced over criticism

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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: MOCK

DEFINITION:
Pretended; sham; counterfeit.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
One Twitter user said, ‘‘After the terrible events #lastnightinSweden, IKEA have sold out of this’’ and posted a mock Ikea instruction manual on how to build a ‘‘Border Wall.’’
The Boston Globe -- 02/20/2017