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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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The Bayaka - Net Hunt

The Bayaka, hunter-gatherers living in the rainforest of Central Africa, prepare for a community hunt.
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-- May 31, 2016


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A new lesson from the Fighting With Food project guides middle and high school students through the chemistry of how metals get into water, the toxicity of lead, and how nutrition can help combat the health effects of lead exposure.

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Six dead after record-setting floods in Texas

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


This week's word in the news: GRIDLOCK


DEFINITION:

A traffic jam in which no vehicular movement is possible. A complete lack of movement or progress resulting in a backup or stagnation.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
An estimated 200,000 people packed South Beach through Memorial Day on Monday, capping a holiday weekend marked by dancing in the streets, teeny bikinis, overwhelming police presence and traffic gridlock.
The Miami Herald -- 05/30/2016


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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: What is facing the class of 2016?

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.


Cheaters: Doping crackdown may keep Russian athletes, others out of Olympics

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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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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