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NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, examines the vital connections between water, food and energy in the human water cycle.

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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:


Modern dinosaurs? Sears and Kmart, old school retail chains, may be doomed

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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Ontario school district bans field trips to U.S.

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

Archive of Geography quizzes



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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What happened to Tumpcare plan?

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

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Invasive Species - Potluck Kudzu

One person's invasive is another person's tasty delicacy.
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-- Mar 30, 2017



This week's word in the news: INFALLIBLE

DEFINITION:
Not capable of being wrong or making mistakes.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Students in Minnesota public high schools soon could earn credit for courses that teach the Bible or the Qur’an as infallible truth under a proposal now before the Minnesota Legislature.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 03/27/2017