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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.

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 Weekly Features (Updated every Monday)


This week's word in the news: MIRED

DEFINITION:
Stuck or entangled in a difficult condition or situation, especially for a long period of time.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The number of Michigan children mired in poverty increased 35 percent over six years, to nearly 25 percent.
The Detroit News -- 02/23/2015



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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Science Meets Culture in New Zealand

In an intergenerational coastal dunes restoration project, everyone learned as much about cultural exchange as they did about science.
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-- Feb 27, 2015


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

This week's lesson: Jon Stewart: Fake news, real impact

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


Oceans at risk: Overfishing, other threats endanger a critical resource

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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


NIESpecial Report


Science of Golf

This new 10-part series continues to explore the physics and math behind the game of golf. Provided by NBC Learn, in partnership with the United States Golf Association and Chevron, students will learn about calculating golfers’ handicaps and golf scoring, the evolution of the golf club and ball, as well as how factors like friction, volume and energy all affect how a golf ball travels.

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Turkey's tomb raid succeeds

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


Tobacco's Plain Packaging Deters Australia's Smokers

Discussion prompts & video archive.


USA Weekend Teacher Guides

New Teacher's Guides are available every Monday, complete with monthly themes highlighted in a weekly lesson and a monthly activity sheet.

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