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In partnership with W.K. Kellogg Foundation, NBC Learn brings the Civil Rights era to life with over one hundred archival clips and original town hall conversations from around the county.

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


Academy Awards telecast Sunday night will show an industry trying to be more diverse

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Why was an emergency declared?

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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 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: PARCHED

DEFINITION:
Extremely dry because of hot weather or drought.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Patches of parched landscape have caused once-green golf courses to close and limited golf cart use, the Greeley Tribune reported.
The Denver Post -- 02/18/2019


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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