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This 2nd installment completes the 20-part series and continues the exploration of aviation technology and the social impact of war on our nation and the world.

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


Rifle fire at U.S. House baseball practice: Gun debate suddenly is more personal for Congress

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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At least 62 killed in forest fire in Portugal

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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Baseball, politics and violence mix

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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: PARTICULATE

DEFINITION:
Relating to, or composed of distinct particles. Particulate matter is a mixture of solids and liquid droplets floating in the air.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
“Besides emitting carbon, idling cars effuse all kinds of particulate matter,” Gordon added.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 06/19/2017