Toxic Algae Bloom Causing Seizures in Sea Lions

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Terrorists attack in Kuwait, France and Tunisia

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


New materials from Miami University’s Fighting With Food project focuses on the process of inquiry and helps teachers engage their students in the topic of toxicants and the role nutrient dense foods in helping to combat their effects with a new graphic story style format.

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Online Extras (Updated every Monday)


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


Flag lowering: S.C. church attack widens opposition to Confederate symbol

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

This week's lesson:

Are we producing a war sequel?

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Daily Science Webcasts


Okefenokee - Sandhill Monogamy

Young Sandhill Cranes are all for group dates, but when it's time to get serious, these giant birds commit to one partner.
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-- Jul 7, 2015



This week's word in the news: LANDFALL

DEFINITION:
The reaching of land by an oceanic storm or a part, especially the eye, of a storm.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
We now enter our 10th year since then and still not a single hurricane has had a Florida landfall.
The Palm Beach Post -- 06/22/2015


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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NASA's Space Place

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students

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Tom Tufts Materials


Book, Board Game and Playing Cards

Throughout this school year, PARADE Classroom will be targeting up to six features that provide poignant life lessons for high school students. Be sure to check them out!

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Cyberspace Safety
9/11 Lessons and Legacies
Keeping America Free