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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: Is junk science fooling food junkies?

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:


Backlash: Presidential hopeful Donald Trump antagonizes Hispanic voters and media

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Daily Science Webcasts


Urban Ecology

We've heard the story of the city mouse and the country mouse. What about the city and country ants?
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-- Aug 31, 2015



Which college grads get the most pay for their degrees?

Discussion prompts & video archive.


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Poland radar image 'almost certainly Nazi train'

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: POSTHUMOUS

DEFINITION:
Occurring or continuing after one's death


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
By favoring personal privacy over a family's wishes, the companies hope to appeal to the unspoken will of their users while also lessening the bureaucratic hassle of complying with millions of posthumous requests.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 08/31/2015