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This week's lesson: Did we betray our Kurdish allies?

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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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President Trump defends policy reversal in northern Syria that brings chaos and criticism

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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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Singapore bans ads for high-sugar drinks

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Protests and a general strike paralyze Barcelona, Spain

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

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This week's word in the news: OUTLANDISH

DEFINITION:
Something bizarre or ridiculously out-of-the-ordinary. Very odd, strange, or peculiar; fantastic.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
At first, the question about the scam, as it was posed to Healy earlier this month, seemed too outlandish to be true.
The San Francisco Chronicle -- 10/21/2019



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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