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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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Cajun Mardi Gras - In Disguise

This week, in the bayous of Louisiana, costumed revelers beg for food and money from their neighbors, to support a communal gumbo.
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-- Feb 27, 2017


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NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, examines the vital connections between water, food and energy in the human water cycle.

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Hungary drops its bid for Olympics

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


This week's word in the news: CONSTITUENT


DEFINITION:

A person who authorizes another to act in his or her behalf, as a voter in a district represented by an elected official.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Lining up behind microphones Sunday evening, a few hundred of Rep. Paul Ryan’s constituents directed their wrath and disapproval toward an empty chair.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -- 02/27/2017


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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: New rules allow more deportations

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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.


The president’s team: Six cabinet seats remain empty more than a month after Trump took office

-- 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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