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

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

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The Green Room: Conservation for the Classroom offers lessons from the National Wildlife Federation to educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat

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Today's word: speculate
Definition: To indulge in conjectural thought.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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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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NBC Learn and NBC Sports, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, explore the science, technology, engineering and math at the Olympic Winter Games.

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



Kid Scoop is a multi-media education program that brings interactive educational pages, online learning games, comprehension, vocabulary and family involvement activities and more!

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This week's word in the news: SPECULATE

DEFINITION:
To indulge in conjectural thought.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Asked Sunday morning whether wind speeds could have contributed to the crash, Bradley said he would “not begin to speculate.”
The Las Vegas Review-Journal -- 02/12/2018