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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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Daily Science Webcasts


Perceived speed is a matter of how many body lengths are moving per second!
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-- Oct 21, 2016

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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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21 abducted schoolgirls freed in Nigeria

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

This week's word in the news: SPHERE


An area of influence or activity. A three-dimensional shape that looks like a ball.

When people learn to work together on community goals outside of government, they can enter the elected sphere and be much more effective.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 10/17/2016

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High School

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: Republicans split ranks over Trump

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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.

New space race: Two companies compete to offer Mars ‘tourism’ flights in coming decades

-- 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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