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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Daily Science Webcasts
Sustainable Chemistry - Electric Sandwich
The technology behind your computer screen is, in effect, a layered electronic "sandwich".
-- Sep 16, 2014
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NIE Special Report
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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Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
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This week's word in the news: TRANSPARENCY
Characterized by visibility or accessibility of information especially concerning business practices
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Cigna, the health insurance company, offers an Internet-based transparency tool that shows plan members price information on the 200 most common procedures, which make up about 70 percent of the company’s medical claims, said Mark Slitt, a spokesman.
►The Miami Herald -- 09/15/2014
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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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