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Trump raises taxes on Chinese imports

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“Discovering You,” is an original video series celebrating the careers of engineers who are inspiring the next generation. The 20-part series, complete with tailored lesson plans, will roll out every Monday with 5 new videos over the next 4 weeks.

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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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NASA's Night Sky Network

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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Iran’s leaders and Trump say they don’t want war

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



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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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Are we fueling a great extinction?

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Automated checkout technology brings the end of cashier lines at some stores

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


This week's word in the news: DETENTION

DEFINITION:
Confinement or imprisonment, usually for a short time.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
A push to ban privatized immigration detention centers across Illinois is headed for Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s desk.
The Chicago Tribune -- 05/20/2019