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This week's lesson: Are we fiddling as the planet burns?

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


Holiday tech gifts: See what's new, imaginative and affordable

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

In honor of Constitution Week, “We the People” delves into the living history and modern-day implications of the formative document with a five-part video series.

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FBI digging into background of Pensacola shooter

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Australia’s wildfires choke Sydney

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

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This week's word in the news: TENET

DEFINITION:
A principle or belief honored by a person or, more often, a group of people.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Bloomberg’s plan focuses on five basic tenets: requiring more effective background checks, keeping guns out of the wrong hands, banning assault weapons, spending more on enforcement of gun laws and violence intervention programs, and repealing the 2005 law that granted broad legal immunity to gun manufacturers whose products are used in a shooting.
The Denver Post -- 12/09/2019



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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