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‘Truck of death’ kills scores in France

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: chaparral
Definition: An area covered by a dense growth of mostly small-leaved evergreen shrubs.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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A new lesson from the Fighting With Food project guides middle and high school students through the chemistry of how metals get into water, the toxicity of lead, and how nutrition can help combat the health effects of lead exposure.

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


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Monkeys - Experiment

For Howler monkeys, eating their veggies is more than just a health issue.
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-- Jul 22, 2016

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This week's word in the news: CHAPARRAL

DEFINITION:
An area covered by a dense growth of mostly small-leaved evergreen shrubs.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The fire, burning mostly through timber, heavy logging slash and chaparral, was first reported on July 8.
The Denver Post -- 07/18/2016




‘Truck of death’ kills scores in France

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Republican convention makes Donald Trump’s presidential nomination official this week

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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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