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New evidence of huge stars colliding long ago excites astronomers

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This 2nd installment completes the 20-part series and continues the exploration of aviation technology and the social impact of war on our nation and the world.

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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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Arguments flare over rights and limits

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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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Bomb kills journalist who exposed Malta’s ties to tax havens

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

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


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: BACKLASH

DEFINITION:
A strong or violent reaction, as to some social or political change.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Cook County soda tax backlash and repeal could make it harder for the county, city and Chicago Public Schools to raise taxes or enact new ones, according to one Wall Street debt rating agency.
The Chicago Tribune -- 10/23/2017