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Dominican Republic deaths don’t look all that “mysterious”

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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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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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Campaign 2020 debates start this week: See and hear 20 Democrats who want to run for president

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Is Trump hoping for a rerun in 2020?

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


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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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This week's word in the news: MOLDY

DEFINITION:
Overgrown or filled with mold; mildewed; musty; fusty; decaying; stale.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
He did not specify the problems he saw, but other school officials said moldy classrooms, dirty walls and poorly functioning doors and windows were key concerns on the campus.
The Palm Beach Post -- 06/24/2019


Newspaper in Education Teaching trunks

The Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education program invites teachers to use our Teaching Trunks to teach newspaper-based lessons in their classrooms. Teaching Trunks are available for loan to public and private schools in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco and Pinellas counties.

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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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NASA's Night Sky Network

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

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