21 abducted schoolgirls freed in Nigeria

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

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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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

New space race: Two companies compete to offer Mars ‘tourism’ flights in coming decades

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive

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


Republicans split ranks over Trump

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Perceived speed is a matter of how many body lengths are moving per second!
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-- Oct 21, 2016

This week's word in the news: SPHERE

An area of influence or activity. A three-dimensional shape that looks like a ball.

When people learn to work together on community goals outside of government, they can enter the elected sphere and be much more effective.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 10/17/2016

Interpreting photos as informational text
LAFS.K12.R.3.7; LAFS.K12.SL.1.2

All Eyes Blog Photo Caption Contest

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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NASA's Space Place

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

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Tom Tufts Materials

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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