This Weeks's lesson:
Persian Gulf state accused of funding Islamic fighters
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
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America has a new sports celebrity who's 13, has waist-length braids and throws a fastball into the strike zone at more than 70 m.p.h. Mo'ne Davis of Philadelphia is the first girl to pitch a shutout in the Little League World Series and last we...
When a man fainted in a crowded subway car in Shanghai, other passengers fled in a mad dash and left the man lying on the floor. The passengers' reaction was criticized by many Chinese, but one blogger wrote, “People have been strained ... as terrorist attacks have been widespread all over the world... a stranger’s abrupt collapse can trigger every frightened person to flee from the scene."
Turn the fun of food into a great science experience to start off the school year using a new science content reading Is there a gene for liking broccoli? and an accompanying activity Taste this!
This week's word in the news: NOXIOUS
Physically harmful or destructive to living beings
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Supporters say a statewide bag ban is needed to wipe out a particularly noxious form of litter that kills marine life in the Pacific Ocean and costs Californians $25 million a year to collect and bury.
The San Jose Mercury-News -- 08/25/2014
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
Celebrating their 75th annual National Wildlife Week the National Wildlife Federation's longest-running education program is designed to teach kids about the wonders of nature and inspire their interest in spending more time outdoors. Students and teachers will benefit from the many downloadable lesson plans, posters, and trading cards perfect for classrooms to explore "tree"-mendous wildlife species.