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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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How new car tech aims to prevent drunk driving deaths

Discussion prompts & video archive.


Help students better understand the science behind how vaccines are developed and work within the body with We Engage 4 Health’s comic-style story complete with hands on activities for all age levels

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



World scrambles to cope with coronavirus variant first seen in Botswana

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


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


NASA's Night Sky Network

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

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What bridges should we rebuild?

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Holiday tech gifts: Check out what's new, innovative and affordable

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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: SMASH-AND-GRAB

DEFINITION:
A theft that involves smashing a barrier, usually a display window in a shop or a showcase, grabbing valuables, and then making a quick getaway, without concern for setting off alarms or creating noise.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
A security guard has died after he was shot while protecting a Bay Area television news crew covering a smash-and-grab theft, part of a rash of organized retail crime in the region.
The Los Angeles Times -- 11/29/2021