National Wildlife Week
March 17th - 23rd
The following resources and activities from National Wildlife Federation, its Affiliates and Partners are designed for educators to teach about the connections between water and the shared need of people and wildlife for clean water. Learn about wildlife in the U.S. with and fun and informative lessons and activities you can do with your students.
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Daily Science Webcasts
Narwhals - Inside Out
Teeth are ideally strong, hard, and pearly white, right? Not for the narwhal and its inside out tusk.
-- Apr 18, 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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►Honduras records the world's highest murder rate
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
►Archive of Geography quizzes
This week's word in the news: CONSORTIUM
A group of people, companies or organizations that agree to work together for a common purpose.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Colorado State Board of Education has joined a movement advocating the state pull out of a multi-state testing consortium called — pardon the clumsy title — the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC.
►The Denver Post -- 04/14/2014
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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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