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Discovering how lead gets into drinking water

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Rebels sign truce with government in Colombia

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: smattering
Definition: A small, scattered amount or number.
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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Bat Diversity - Climate Change

A belly full of bugs or pregnant? The answer could have an impact on the population levels of Malaysian bats.
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-- Jun 29, 2016

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This week's word in the news: SMATTERING

DEFINITION:
A small, scattered amount or number.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
A smattering remain, but he still counts his shop among a handful left in the Bay Area.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 06/27/2016




Rebels sign truce with government in Colombia

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

British exit: Voters favor quitting the European Union, an economic-political coalition formed 24 years ago

-- 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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