This week's word in the news: SEDIMENT
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
sediments, riverbanks and floodplains from Kalamazoo to Lake Michigan are contaminated with toxic waste from paper mills that once dotted the river from Kalamazoo to Otsego.
The Detroit News -- 05/01/2017
Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)
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.
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:
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
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