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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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Daily Science Webcasts


Sperm Whales - Breeding

How did Moby Dick make babies? Check out the Indian Ocean this week to find out.
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-- May 30, 2016



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


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

This Weeks's lesson:
Six dead after record-setting floods in Texas

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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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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