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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: U.S. struggles with deadly epidemic

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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:


Newspapers try a new tactic in economic tussle with Google and Facebook

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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

Take a behind the scenes look at the science, engineering, and sheer artistry that goes into creating rides and attractions at Universal Orlando Resortâ„¢

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This week's word in the news: COLLUSION

DEFINITION:
An often secret action taken by two or more parties to achieve an illegal or improper purpose.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
And it could mean Trump Jr. crossed the legal line on collusion with Russia.
The Chicago Tribune -- 07/17/2017




Fewer babies could be better for the environment

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Ecuador stops building border wall after Peru protests

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

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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Enhance vocabulary and written/verbal skills with over 2,500 pages of puzzles, themed features, word lists, SAT, ACT test prep and word games.

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