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Police raid elderly bridge players in Thailand

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: transitional
Definition: Relating to or characterized by transition; "adolescence is a transitional stage between childhood and adulthood"
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation have teamed up to produce a 6-part video series that explores how atoms and molecules thousands times smaller than the width of a human hair can be used to create technology for the future.

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


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Strokes - Collaterals

After a stroke, a specialized network of blood vessels redirects the flow of blood in the brain.
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-- Feb 12, 2016

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Gulf Coast States React To Growing Cases Of Zika Virus

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This week's word in the news: TRANSITIONAL

DEFINITION:
Relating to or characterized by transition; "adolescence is a transitional stage between childhood and adulthood"


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The 100 or so residents watching at The Crossing, a transitional shelter in northwest Denver, began to dance.
The Denver Post -- 02/08/2016




Police raid elderly bridge players in Thailand

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Undrinkable water in Flint, Mich., is a signal of health risks from old lead pipes in other cities

-- 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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