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Daily Science Webcasts

Wolves and Moose - Antlers

They're the largest antlered animal in the world and a lot faster that you'd expect them to be.
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-- Dec 1, 2015


Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Do facts matter to candidates, voters?

The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return with the September 14 lesson!

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There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use

New way to roll: Motorized balance boards are glitzy, costly and a target of concerns

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive

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

Cubans protest new Ecuador visa rule

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Why are millennials under the microscope?

Discussion prompts & video archive.

USA Weekend Teacher Guides

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Attention Journalism teachers:

Check out this wonderful program through the University of St Thomas.

Mission: ThreeSixty Journalism is committed to bringing new voices into journalism and related professions and to using intense, personal instruction in the craft and principles of journalism to strengthen the civic literacy, writing skills and college-readiness of Minnesota teens.


This ten-part series explores the science of natural disasters to reveal the human and economic toll caused by catastrophic events. Learn about a variety of natural disasters, as well as the tools and resources that can reduce the loss of life, damage to infrastructure, and the environment.

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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: OVATION

An enthusiastic public reception of a person, marked especially by loud and prolonged applause.

Vicki Cowart, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountain, received a standing ovation as she walked to the stage.
The Denver Post -- 11/30/2015

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