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

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



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



Trump says Iran is complying with nuclear deal

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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Why let U.S. healthcare plan fail?

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Massive split in Antarctic ice shelf draws attention, but not alarm, from glacier experts

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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: PARDON

DEFINITION:
The excusing of an offense without exacting a penalty. A release from the legal penalties of an offense.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune -- 07/24/2017