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Honeybees - Mites

Predatory insect mites are infecting honeybee hives, but pesticides used to control the mites just might be making things worse!

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Miley Cyrus gig banned in Dominican Republic

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

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

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The Green Room: Conservation for the Classroom offers lessons from the National Wildlife Federation to educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat

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Today's word: rendition
Definition: An interpretation, as of a role or a piece of music.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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Who doesn’t like to eat?

Turn the fun of food into a great science experience to start off the school year using a new science content reading Is there a gene for liking broccoli? and an accompanying activity Taste this!

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National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch is a national, nature-watching program created for people of all ages. Through the program, you’ll gain first hand experience with plants and animals in their natural environment and share details that help National Wildlife Federation track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide. In return, the Wildlife Watch website keeps you up-to-date on wildlife news and facts, and new ideas for attracting wildlife to your backyard and community.

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Miley Cyrus gig banned in Dominican Republic

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

E-cigarettes prompt new health concerns about young users, targeted with ads and flavors

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California Passes Plastic Bag Ban

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The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return in September!

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President criticized over vacation

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

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Honeybees - Mites

Predatory insect mites are infecting honeybee hives, but pesticides used to control the mites just might be making things worse!
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-- Sep 2, 2014



This week's word in the news: RENDITION

DEFINITION:
An interpretation, as of a role or a piece of music.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Lizbet Martínez, the Cuban rafter girl who warmed the hearts of U.S. Coast Guard officers and many others across the nation 20 years ago with her rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner, still has the violin that made her famous.
The Miami Herald -- 09/01/2014


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