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Facebook Building Plane-Sized Drones For Global Internet

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Chile plagued by fires and floods

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Crusade calls for changing $20 bills to add first woman on U.S. paper currency

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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Daily Science Webcasts


Dino Lab - One Scrape at a Time

Find a rare fossil skeleton of a dinosaur in the field, bring it to the lab, and then the work of extracting it begins.
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-- Apr 2, 2015


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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: Is race too touchy to talk about?

New! Classroom Caption Contest.
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This week's word in the news: ROBUST

DEFINITION:
Requiring or characterized by much strength or energy.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
This vaccine differs from other Ebola vaccines in development because, as an inactivated whole virus vaccine, it can prime the host immune system with the complete range of Ebola viral proteins and genes, which makes it more likely to trigger a robust immune response, according to a news release from UW-Madison.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -- 03/30/2015