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Congress gets summary of special investigator Robert Mueller’s report into 2016 election

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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

“Discovering You,” is an original video series celebrating the careers of engineers who are inspiring the next generation. The 20-part series, complete with tailored lesson plans, will roll out every Monday with 5 new videos over the next 4 weeks.

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This week's word in the news: MISINFORMATION

DEFINITION:
False information that is spread, regardless of whether there is intent to mislead.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
GoFundMe has joined a growing list of social media companies cracking down on anti-vaccination propaganda to help stop the spread of misinformation.
The Chicago Tribune -- 03/25/2019




Candidates Face Challenges Talking About Personal Wealth

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Trump backs Israel’s authority over seized territory

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news 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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