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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: Trump trash talk draws jeers, voters

The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return with the September 14 lesson!

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


Is it a movie or real life? Learning the difference is entertaining -- and educational

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Daily Science Webcasts


Weather Making Cities - Description

Meteorological conditions in urban areas are greatly influenced by the cityscape.
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-- Aug 5, 2015



Schools Tackle Social Media

Discussion prompts & video archive.


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Zimbabwe calls for extradition of Cecil the lion's killer

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Thinking about how you think can become confusing, making the brain one of the most complicated organs to study. NBC Learn’s eight-part video series on the brain is divided into easily-understood concepts, which together create a broader view of how versatile and mysterious the human brain can be.

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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: IDEOLOGICAL

DEFINITION:
Pertaining to or characteristic of an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
A push to use state taxpayer dollars to continue the program failed in the Republican-led state Senate earlier this year, killed by ideological and fiscal objections.
The Denver Post -- 08/03/2015