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Philadelphia Just Became The First Major US City To Tax Sugary Drinks

Discussion prompts & video 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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Enhance vocabulary and written/verbal skills with over 2,500 pages of puzzles, themed features, word lists, SAT, ACT test prep and word games.

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Jan and Carey Cook

‘Net neutrality’ court decision bars ‘fast lanes’ and ‘slow lanes’ for different web content

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Will delegates try to dump Trump?

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.

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


U.S. says it will stay in Black Sea despite Russian warning

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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Daily Science Webcasts


Tundra - Clipping

Science Diarist Ted Schuur is in Alaska's northern latitudes, using ordinary garden clippers and canning jars to conduct cutting edge climate research.
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-- Jun 24, 2016


This week's word in the news: JAYWALKING

DEFINITION:

Walking across a street outside of marked cross-walks and not at a corner, and/or against a signal light.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
A jaywalking pedestrian died early Sunday when a Cadillac Escalade slammed into him as he crossed East Colfax Avenue in a dimly lit area, Aurora police said.
The Denver Post -- 06/20/2016

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