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Ash fell like snow on Caribbean island after eruptions

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Help students better understand the science behind how vaccines are developed and work within the body with We Engage 4 Health’s comic-style story complete with hands on activities for all age levels

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



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Should CEOs shut up, but pay up?

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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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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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Jordan’s king signals end to royal family feud

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

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Record surge of children crossing U.S. border poses big test for President Biden

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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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This week's word in the news: EXCESSIVE

DEFINITION:
Going beyond the usual, necessary, or proper limit or degree; characterized by excess.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Officers who use excessive force will face additional criminal penalties, including up to 10 years in prison.
The Baltimore Sun -- 04/12/2021