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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: The power of 'what we know now'

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:


See why the Twitter newcomer behind @POTUS is ‘a big deal’

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Daily Science Webcasts


Kincentric Ecology - Family

All of nature is kindred to the people of the Raramuri culture in Mexico.
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-- May 26, 2015



'No nation is immune' to climate change, Obama tells grads

Discussion prompts & video archive.


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Beatification draws huge crowds in El Salvador

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: INSIDIOUS

DEFINITION:
Causing harm in a way that is gradual or not easily noticed.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer said the Higher One scam was “further evidence of the insidious and widespread nature” of stolen IDs and tax-refund fraud in South Florida.
The Miami Herald -- 05/25/2015