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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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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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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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Finland is rated the happiest while U.S. grows sadder

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

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This week's word in the news: REPRIEVE


A respite from impending punishment, as from execution of a sentence of death.

Officials and administration supporters argue that programs designed to be short-lived reprieves had remained in place for years or even decades after the upheavals that first triggered them, in some cases shielding people who came illegally or overstayed visas.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 03/19/2018

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High School

Appreciating the Newspaper

This PDF is a way for students to explore what the online version of the Bay Area News Group newspaper has to offer.

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Standards & Activities for The Mini Page

Mini Page activities meet many state and national educational standards. Each week we identify standards that relate to The Mini Pages content and offer activities that will help your students reach them.

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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: Trump agrees to meet N. Korea’s Kim

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

U.S. and others explore ways to reduce space clutter that poses risks in orbit

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive

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102 Super Skills for eEditions

Ready-to-use, standards-based activities for building skills in technology, math, science, social studies and language arts.

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