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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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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:



Rebels sign truce with government in Colombia

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

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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Will delegates try to dump Trump?

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British exit: Voters favor quitting the European Union, an economic-political coalition formed 24 years ago

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Climate Change - Bower Birds

In the cloudforest of Australia, Bowerbirds build elaborate homes for their mates.
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-- Jun 28, 2016



This week's word in the news: SMATTERING

DEFINITION:
A small, scattered amount or number.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
A smattering remain, but he still counts his shop among a handful left in the Bay Area.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 06/27/2016