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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: Would no video mean no charges?

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


President Obama brings us closer to restoring ties with Cuba

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Daily Science Webcasts


Glaciers - Breaking Up

A loud splash catches the attention of researchers atop a glacier.
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-- Apr 24, 2015



Flying mailman tries to deliver a message to the Capitol

Discussion prompts & video archive.


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Hundreds arrested in attacks on immigrants in South Africa

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


New materials from Miami University’s Fighting With Food project focuses on the process of inquiry and helps teachers engage their students in the topic of toxicants and the role nutrient dense foods in helping to combat their effects with a new graphic story style format.

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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: BREACH

DEFINITION:
An opening, tear, or rupture. A violation or infraction.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Massive data breaches at retailers like Home Depot and Target are finally pushing credit card issuers to adopt the technology known as “chip and PIN” which is much more secure than the magnetic swipe strips used in the United States.
The Boston Globe -- 04/20/2015