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Share a kiss and and 80 million bacteria

Discussion prompts & video archive.


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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Ancient Nanotechnology

What's the connection between Notre Dame Cathedral and the cutting edge world of nanotechnology?
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-- Nov 21, 2014


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Science Behind the News

NBC Learn, in partnership with he National Science Foundation, explores the science, technology, engineering and math found in current events. This 7-week series helps connect fundamental STEM topics to real-world news stories.

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Tiny Luxembourg in the spotlight as a tax haven

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


This week's word in the news: SPAWNING


DEFINITION:

To deposit the eggs of aquatic animals such as bivalve mollusks, fishes, and amphibians. To produce offspring in large numbers.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
More than a decade ago, researchers began noticing adult coho dying before spawning in urban creeks in Seattle.
The Denver Post -- 11/17/2014


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

This week's lesson: Election results that can't be ignored

New! Classroom Caption Contest.
Enter a caption and maybe win a book!

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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.


Why ‘net neutrality’ is in the news and how it affects you

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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


102 Super Skills for eEditions

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

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