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B & O Towing
C & G Electric Inc.
CBS Mechanical Services Inc.
City Parc
DATCU
Denton Lawn Sprinkler Inc.
Fulton Supply & Recycling
Good Samaritan Society-Denton Village
Hicks Lighting Protection
Key Custom Homes
MagicLamp Networks Inc.
Peterbilt Division Office
Peterbilt Motors Company
Title Resources
Work Environmental
Advanced Auto Repair
Advent Air Conditioning Inc.
Auto Body of Denton
Carpetsplus
Classic Denton
Cupboard Natural Foods & Cafe
Deluxe Nails and Spa
Design Classics
Eikon Consultant Group, LLC
Floyd Smith Concrete Inc
Holly's Gardens & Florist
Jostens Inc
Lily of the Desert
Little Guy Movers
Lone Star AgCredit
Nelson + Morgan Architects, Inc.
Roto Rooter Plumbers
Sidewalk Cafe
Stuff Hotel
Teague Nall & Perkins, Inc
United Copper Industries
Yvette Vernor Dye DDS

Weekly Lessons (updated every Monday)

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

This Week's lesson:
Residents slowly abandon a forgotten town on Hispaniola

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This Week's lesson:

Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas previews amazing, useful, wacky devices heading to stores

American and foreign tech companies last week introduced gaming hardware, digital appliances, vehicle accessories and other gee-whiz inventions designed to enrich our families' lives. Some could be available this year. The setting was a four-day...

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

 Elementary (K-4)
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 Secondary (9-12)

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

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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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This Week's lesson:

Oceans are warming faster than expected, scientists say


The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature record in 2018 in a trend that is damaging marine life, according to a new report in the journal Science. New measurements, aided by an international network of 3,900 ...

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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: DIMINISHMENT

DEFINITION:

The act or process of decreasing: a reduction or curtailment

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Denver epitomizes this diminishment of nature in the city, a trend worldwide with 55 percent of humanity living in urban areas and a projected 2.5 billion more people on the way by 2050.
The Denver Post -- 01/14/2019

CREATE YOUR OWN VOCABULARY QUIZ
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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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This Week's lesson:

How do cartoons use visual clichés?

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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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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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