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Take a behind the scenes look at the science, engineering, and sheer artistry that goes into creating rides and attractions at Universal Orlando Resort™

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


Volley of threats between North Korea and U.S. cool down after tense exchanges

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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Terrorist drivers kill 14 in Spain

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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Cartoons use a dark visual metaphor

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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: AGITATE

DEFINITION:
To upset; disturb. To stir up public interest in a cause.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
He also attends California State University, Stanislaus, in nearby Turlock, where students say he’s agitated on racial issues.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 08/21/2017