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President’s week in Asia includes visit to Hiroshima, where atomic warfare began 70 years ago

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive




A new lesson from the Fighting With Food project guides middle and high school students through the chemistry of how metals get into water, the toxicity of lead, and how nutrition can help combat the health effects of lead exposure.

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What is facing the class of 2016?



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Win a book by creating a caption for this week's lesson

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Egypt sends robot submarine to help plane crash search

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

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This week's word in the news: ELECTORATE

DEFINITION:
A body of qualified voters.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The coming presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump begins in a virtual dead heat, a competition between two candidates viewed unfavorably by a majority of the current electorate and with voters motivated as much by whom they don't like as by whom they do, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
The Denver Post -- 05/23/2016



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


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Soil Litter - Temperate Zones

Climatic variances and geological history determine the biological make-up of soil.
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-- May 26, 2016


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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