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Helicopter attack kills refugees from Somalia

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

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NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, examines the vital connections between water, food and energy in the human water cycle.

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


President’s budget starts debate over proposed military boost and deep cuts elsewhere

-- 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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Is it crazy or just political theater?

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Noruz - Triumph of Tradition

Although the government of Iran tried to suppress it, the venerable holiday of Noruz continues to be one of that nation's most popular celebrations.
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-- Mar 23, 2017



This week's word in the news: GRAPPLE

DEFINITION:
To try to overcome or engage in a struggle.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
It’s been nearly one month since the catastrophic Coyote Creek flooding, but the repairs have just begun for most residents, who are left to grapple with mounting repair bills, unstable housing situations, severe health risks and an overwhelming resentment toward city and Santa Clara Valley Water District officials they felt could’ve done more.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 03/20/2017


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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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