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Discovering how lead gets into drinking water

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Kenya burns vast piles of elephant tusks as it seeks ban on trade

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: treatable
Definition: Possible to treat; responsive to treatment: a treatable disorder.
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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Passenger Pigeons - They Darkened the Skies

Once one of the most abundant bird species on earth, Passenger Pigeons were hunted to extinction.
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-- May 3, 2016

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Most High School Seniors Aren't Ready For College

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This week's word in the news: TREATABLE

DEFINITION:
Possible to treat; responsive to treatment: a treatable disorder.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
She likened current attitudes toward mental illness to the 1980s attitude toward AIDS, even though diseases of the brain are generally as treatable today as diseases elsewhere in the body.
The Denver Post -- 05/02/2016




Kenya burns vast piles of elephant tusks as it seeks ban on trade

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Modern pioneers: Two Swiss pilots take solar plane around the world without fuel

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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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