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Which college grads get the most pay for their degrees?

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Thinking about how you think can become confusing, making the brain one of the most complicated organs to study. NBC Learn’s eight-part video series on the brain is divided into easily-understood concepts, which together create a broader view of how versatile and mysterious the human brain can be.

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



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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:



Poland radar image 'almost certainly Nazi train'

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

Archive of Geography quizzes

Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return with the September 14 lesson!

This week's lesson:

Is junk science fooling food junkies?

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Backlash: Presidential hopeful Donald Trump antagonizes Hispanic voters and media

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Daily Science Webcasts


Urban Ecology

We've heard the story of the city mouse and the country mouse. What about the city and country ants?
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-- Aug 31, 2015



This week's word in the news: POSTHUMOUS

DEFINITION:
Occurring or continuing after one's death


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
By favoring personal privacy over a family's wishes, the companies hope to appeal to the unspoken will of their users while also lessening the bureaucratic hassle of complying with millions of posthumous requests.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 08/31/2015