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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: Republicans split ranks over Trump

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

Election security: Mischief can't sway presidential vote outcome, officials insist

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


Daily Science Webcasts

Lobsters - Surf Wars

Lobsters battle it out with their new neighbors.
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-- Oct 27, 2016

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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Mars lander crashes on planet surface

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

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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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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: REVELATION

Something revealed, especially a dramatic disclosure of something not previously known or realized.

The political committee behind Amendment 1 on solar energy has scrubbed from its social media platforms nearly every reference to the James Madison Institute after revelations that the group’s policy director bragged in a leaked audio recording that the utility industry is using the amendment to deceive the public into thinking it is a pro-solar initiative.
The Miami Herald -- 10/24/2016