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Bomb threat empties schools across Canada’s Prince Edward Island

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The Green Room: Conservation for the Classroom offers lessons from the National Wildlife Federation to educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat

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Today's word: skyrocketing
Definition: To rise rapidly and suddenly.
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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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Bomb threat empties schools across Canada’s Prince Edward Island

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Face-to-face: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spar Monday in the first of three debates

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Health becomes a campaign issue

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Big Horn Sheep - Finding

Big Horn Sheep spend the first several months of their lamb's life high up on rock canyon ledges before finally coming down for water.
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-- Sep 26, 2016



This week's word in the news: SKYROCKETING

DEFINITION:
To rise rapidly and suddenly.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Bay Area’s wages are getting higher, far outpacing most of the country, but more residents are finding their paychecks can’t keep up with the region’s skyrocketing cost of living.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 09/26/2016


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