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Rebels sign truce with government in Colombia

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

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A new lesson from the Fighting With Food project guides middle and high school students through the chemistry of how metals get into water, the toxicity of lead, and how nutrition can help combat the health effects of lead exposure.

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


British exit: Voters favor quitting the European Union, an economic-political coalition formed 24 years ago

-- 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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Will delegates try to dump Trump?

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Climate Change - Species at Risk

Australia's white lemuroid possum may be the world's first mammal to go extinct via global warming.
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-- Jun 30, 2016



This week's word in the news: SMATTERING

DEFINITION:
A small, scattered amount or number.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
A smattering remain, but he still counts his shop among a handful left in the Bay Area.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 06/27/2016


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