Teacher Resources (Updated every Monday)



COVID-19 triggers mountain safety concerns

Discussion prompts & video archive.


The Coronavirus Learning Companion features comic-basis stories and hands-on-activities for all age levels to help better understand the purpose and science behind COVID-19 public health recommendations.

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NASA's Night Sky Network

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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Enhance vocabulary and written/verbal skills with over 2,500 pages of puzzles, themed features, word lists, SAT, ACT test prep and word games.

Created by:
Jan and Carey Cook

Scientists see connection between climate change and Western fires, coastal storms

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Is infecting the herd the answer?

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There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use


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


2 West African presidents reject term limits

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


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


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Daily Science Webcasts


Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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This week's word in the news: SMEAR

DEFINITION:

To publicly accuse someone of something unpleasant, unreasonable, or unlikely to be true in order to harm their reputation.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
But behind the scenes, many of the stories are directed by political groups and corporate PR firms to promote a Republican candidate or a company or to smear their rivals.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 10/19/2020

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