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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: Was tale dumb, disgraceful, or both?

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


See what’s fresh in styles, accessories and electronic learning for the new school year

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Daily Science Webcasts


Narwhals - Dance of a Thousand Whales

Picture yourself sporting an eight foot tusk - and trying to dance.
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-- Aug 24, 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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UN admits role in Haiti cholera epidemic

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

NBC Learn and NBC Sports, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, explore the engineering and technology helping athletes maximize their performance at the Olympic Games.

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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: SUPERIMPOSE

DEFINITION:
To lay or place (something) on or over something else.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Harris praised the Clinton campaign's use of Snapchat, a youth-oriented social media platform that campaign staffers have used to troll Republican critics -- in one case using the app's face-swapping feature to superimpose on Trump the face of Ronald Reagan, who as California governor legalized abortion, as Trump declared that women should be punished for getting abortions.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 08/22/2016