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Science Meets Culture in New Zealand

In an intergenerational coastal dunes restoration project, everyone learned as much about cultural exchange as they did about science.

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Turkey's tomb raid succeeds

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: mired
Definition: Stuck or entangled in a difficult condition or situation, especially for a long period of time.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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Science of Golf

This new 10-part series continues to explore the physics and math behind the game of golf. Provided by NBC Learn, in partnership with the United States Golf Association and Chevron, students will learn about calculating golfers’ handicaps and golf scoring, the evolution of the golf club and ball, as well as how factors like friction, volume and energy all affect how a golf ball travels.

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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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Turkey's tomb raid succeeds

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Oceans at risk: Overfishing, other threats endanger a critical resource

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Tobacco's Plain Packaging Deters Australia's Smokers

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Jon Stewart: Fake news, real impact

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

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Science Meets Culture in New Zealand

In an intergenerational coastal dunes restoration project, everyone learned as much about cultural exchange as they did about science.
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-- Feb 27, 2015



This week's word in the news: MIRED

DEFINITION:
Stuck or entangled in a difficult condition or situation, especially for a long period of time.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The number of Michigan children mired in poverty increased 35 percent over six years, to nearly 25 percent.
The Detroit News -- 02/23/2015


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