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Life expectancy declines for white women in the U.S.

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

Harriet Tubman will be the new face of $20 bills as paper money gets more diverse

-- 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: Earth Day questions about the future

Classroom Caption Contest.
Enter a caption and maybe win a book!

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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.


Mexico's president proposes relaxing marijuana laws

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


Science Frontiers - Higgs Boson Particle

Take "The Force" from Stars Wars and add a little molasses.
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-- Apr 29, 2016


This week's word in the news: PERCUSSIONIST

DEFINITION:

A musician who plays a percussion instrument.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Sitting in a green room at WCCO-TV, the California percussionist was clearly spent, belying the sunniness of her multicolored top.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 04/25/2016

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