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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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Big Horn Sheep - Tracking

Field biologist Janene Colby tracks Big Horn Sheep in the sweltering heat of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
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-- Sep 23, 2016


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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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Bomb threat empties schools across Canada’s Prince Edward Island

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


This week's word in the news: CONTRACTUAL


DEFINITION:

Relating to or part of a binding legal agreement

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
“There’s no contractual obligation between the employer and their workers,’’ said Marcy Goldstein-Gelb, longtime executive director of the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, who was recently promoted to run the national organization
The Boston Globe -- 09/19/2016


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Appreciating the Newspaper

This PDF is a way for students to explore what the online version of the Bay Area News Group newspaper has to offer.


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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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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Health becomes a campaign issue

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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.


Face-to-face: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spar Monday in the first of three debates

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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


102 Super Skills for eEditions

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

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