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This week's word in the news: PARTICULATE

DEFINITION:

Relating to, or composed of distinct particles. Particulate matter is a mixture of solids and liquid droplets floating in the air.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
“Besides emitting carbon, idling cars effuse all kinds of particulate matter,” Gordon added.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 06/19/2017

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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: Baseball, politics and violence mix

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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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Rifle fire at U.S. House baseball practice: Gun debate suddenly is more personal for Congress

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At least 62 killed in forest fire in Portugal

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

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


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Senator interrupted after making attorney general ‘nervous’

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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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