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
Hindukush Beekeeping - The Bee Project
Hindukush beekeepers benefit from the knowledge of an international bee farming project.
-- Oct 2, 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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►Pro-democracy protests draw tens of thousands in Hong Kong
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
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This week's word in the news: DYSFUNCTIONAL
Abnormal or impaired functioning, especially of a bodily system or social group.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Here’s the genesis of gridlock and dysfunctional government: A trio of Republican candidates for the state House has delivered a manifesto demanding no compromise or consensus building with Democrats in the next term.
►The Detroit News -- 09/29/2014
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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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