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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:
Lebanon’s people blame political leaders for massive explosion

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This Week's lesson:

Covid-19 vaccine tests are under way with U.S. goal of 300 million doses ‘by January’

Fast-track tests of 26 potential coronavirus vaccines are underway in our country, as well as in Britain, Brazil and South Africa. U.S. researchers recently began enrolling around 30,000 volunteers for final-stage tests of a vaccine from a compa...

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

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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 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:

Challenges to the return of college sports


College sports are looking to return to competition this fall. But there are a number of circumstances that are complicating the return of collegiate athletics, notably football. Many colleges are under financial pressure to restart football in spite...

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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: NONSENSICAL

DEFINITION:

Conceived or made without regard for reason or reality; foolish, senseless, fatuous, or absurd.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Willmeng is suing the 546-bed hospital to get his job back, saying his actions were compelled by personal safety, and the policy behind his May 8 firing was nonsensical.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 08/10/2020

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:

Is politics tampering with the mail?

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We'd love your input! We Engage 4 Health develops stories to share health information with the community in an interesting and engaging way. Help us with this research project testing the power of these stories and various formats by taking this quick survey. We’ll send you an imprinted fabric face mask to help you keep yourself and others safe! Thank you!

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The Coronavirus Learning Companion features comic-basis stories and hands-on-activities for all age levels to help better understand the purpose and science behind COVID-19 public health recommendations.

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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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