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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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Daily Science Webcasts
Sea Otter - Breaking The Human Bond
Marine biologists play surrogate mom to injured sea lions, taking care that their young charges don't get too attached to them.
-- Jul 24, 2014
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NIE Special Report
Back by popular demand
Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.
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►Airliner shot down near Ukraine-Russia border
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
►Archive of Geography quizzes
This week's word in the news: HARROWING
Extremely disturbing or distressing.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
To Samuel, the journey meant trading a hopeless situation at home for potential security and prosperity in the United States — but first he needed to survive the trip north, dodging police and criminals, and a harrowing ride on top of a freight train for hundreds of miles.
►Walter Cronkite School of Journalism / The Arizona Republic -- 07/21/2014
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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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