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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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Owning a dog could help you live longer

Discussion prompts & video archive.


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This 2nd installment completes the 20-part series and continues the exploration of aviation technology and the social impact of war on our nation and the world.

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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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A starting whistle blows this week for holiday shopping online and in stores

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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: Do corporations need a big tax cut?

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


Zimbabweans celebrate expected Mugabe downfall

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

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


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Daily Science Webcasts


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: PLANTATION

DEFINITION:

A usually large farm or estate, especially in a tropical or semitropical country, on which cotton, tobacco, coffee, sugar cane, or the like is cultivated, usually by resident laborers.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Frederick D. Haynes III, the senior pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church, held a news conference outside of the Dallas police headquarters last month to accuse Jones of "plantation politics."
The Dallas Morning News -- 11/20/2017

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