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.
Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)
Classroom Caption Contest.
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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.
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.►Archive of Geography quizzes
Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:
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Biology's latest frontier is as close as your own backyard.
-- May 25, 2016
This week's word in the news: ELECTORATE
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