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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: What is the reality about immigration?

New! Classroom Caption Contest.
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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:


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

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Nano Inventory

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



Friday News Dump: House GOP Report Debunks Benghazi Theories

Discussion prompts & video 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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Nicaragua to start building canal next month

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

NIESpecial Report


Science Behind the News

NBC Learn, in partnership with he National Science Foundation, explores the science, technology, engineering and math found in current events. This 7-week series helps connect fundamental STEM topics to real-world news stories.

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

 

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