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Nicaragua to start building canal next month

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: de rigueur 
Definition: Strictly required, as by etiquette, usage, or fashion.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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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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Nicaragua to start building canal next month

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Here comes the holiday shopping frenzy – with resistance to Thanksgiving Day sales

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Friday News Dump: House GOP Report Debunks Benghazi Theories

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What is the reality about immigration?

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

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Nano Inventory

The Nanotechnology Consumer Products Inventory is an online compendium of products which contain nano materials.
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-- Nov 28, 2014



This week's word in the news: DE RIGUEUR 

DEFINITION:
Strictly required, as by etiquette, usage, or fashion.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Multicourse meals based on a book’s theme is de rigueur for one group, while black authors and characters spark the discussion in another.
The Miami Herald -- 11/24/2014


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