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'Daily Show' Joke Has One Direction Fans Terrorizing Twitter

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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Hindukush Beekeeping - The Bee Project

Hindukush beekeepers benefit from the knowledge of an international bee farming project.
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-- Oct 2, 2014


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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.

Archive of Geography quizzes


This week's word in the news: DYSFUNCTIONAL 


DEFINITION:

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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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: What threatens the world most?

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.


Millions of miles from Earth, a U.S. spacecraft orbits Mars to explore its atmosphere

-- 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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