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The Star Tribune newspaper connects kids to the real world. It's a textbook that is updated daily and a collection of history as it happens.

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Weekly Features (Updated every Monday)



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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: A second look at Second Amendment?

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There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use


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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Democracy in action: Voters change the political balance in Congress for two years

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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



Thousands flee killer wildfires in California

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

Archive of Geography quizzes



Audio

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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After the school shootings in Florida and Texas this year the Star Tribune reached out to school officials, parents and students across the metro area to see how they were coping and what kinds of conversations they were having. We heard a common theme, "reach out". As teachers, you have an important opportunity to get your students thinking and talking about these issues. We hope this video can be a constructive conversation starter for you.

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Attention Journalism teachers:

Check out this wonderful program through the University of St Thomas.

Mission: ThreeSixty Journalism is committed to bringing new voices into journalism and related professions and to using intense, personal instruction in the craft and principles of journalism to strengthen the civic literacy, writing skills and college-readiness of Minnesota teens.

Website: www.threesixtyjournalism.org

Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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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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This week's word in the news: INCOMPETENCE

DEFINITION:
Lack of ability or capacity. Lack of physical or intellectual ability or qualifications.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Florida ? forever the land of hanging chads, marred by the stain of electoral incompetence ? found itself Saturday embroiled in a recount lollapalooza that recalled the presidential limbo of 18 years ago that made the state a national joke.
The Palm Beach Post -- 11/12/2018


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