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Brought to you by NBC Learn in celebration of National Women’s History Month.

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


‘Year of the Woman:’ More female candidates win nominations and have a larger role across the country

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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Trump raises tariffs on NATO ally Turkey

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

Archive of Geography quizzes



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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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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Are 3-D printed guns a big threat?

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

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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: SIPHON

DEFINITION:
To take funds, especially illegally or deceitfully, from another source in small increments.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
According to Forbes, Ross is alleged to have siphoned or stolen more than $120 million from business partners and customers.
The Boston Globe -- 08/13/2018