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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


Dark Matter

According to astronomers, less than 5 percent of the content of the known universe is made up of "matter".
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-- May 5, 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:
Kenya burns vast piles of elephant tusks as it seeks ban on trade

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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: TREATABLE

DEFINITION:
Possible to treat; responsive to treatment: a treatable disorder.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
She likened current attitudes toward mental illness to the 1980s attitude toward AIDS, even though diseases of the brain are generally as treatable today as diseases elsewhere in the body.
The Denver Post -- 05/02/2016