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Why Shanghai Subway Passengers Ran Away From Man Who Fainted

Discussion prompts & video archive.


Become a Wildlife Watch Treasure Hunter

National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch is a national, nature-watching program created for people of all ages. Through the program, you’ll gain first hand experience with plants and animals in their natural environment and share details that help National Wildlife Federation track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide. In return, the Wildlife Watch website keeps you up-to-date on wildlife news and facts, and new ideas for attracting wildlife to your backyard and community.

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Underwater Discoveries - Testing

Before heading out to sea, Science Diarist Jules Jaffe does a final test of an instrument designed to reveal some of the mysteries of the deep ocean.
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-- Aug 29, 2014


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Who doesn’t like to eat?

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!

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Persian Gulf state accused of funding Islamic fighters

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


This week's word in the news: NOXIOUS


DEFINITION:

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


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Standards & Activities for The Mini Page

Mini Page activities meet many state and national educational standards. Each week we identify standards that relate to The Mini Pages content and offer activities that will help your students reach them.

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USA Weekend Teachers Guides

The USA WEEKEND in Education team has strategically designed a new program of free educational materials geared towards middle-school and high-school students. Our new program integrates Common Core State Standards and provides adaptable lessons for teachers to use in their classrooms over a few days or several weeks. All lessons direct students into your newspaper, not our magazine.


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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: Do 'combat police' create respect or fear?

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There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use



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


Strong arm: Mo’ne Davis, 13, becomes a national baseball star with her blazing fastball

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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102 Super Skills for eEditions

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Ready-to-use, standards-based activities for building skills in technology, math, science, social studies and language arts.

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