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Migrants left to starve at sea in Southeast Asia

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Colombia Halts Aerial Spraying of Crops Used to Make Cocaine

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:


Expect a cooler and wetter summer because of the 'El Nino' weather pattern

-- 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:

How to tell a tale of Texas politics

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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Storks - Homing

Pairs of white storks amaze Hungarians by returning year after year to nest in the exact same spot.
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-- May 22, 2015



This week's word in the news: CARCINOGEN

DEFINITION:
Any substance or agent that tends to produce a cancer.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The gases and vapors can include benzene, a carcinogen, as well as hydrocarbons like ethane, propane and butane.
The Denver Post -- 05/18/2015


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!

Get the lessons here:

Cyberspace Safety
9/11 Lessons and Legacies
Keeping America Free