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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 the Earth threatened or is it us

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


Bleached-out coral, a climate change sign, alarms scientists for a second straight year

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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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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March memorializes those killed in Venezuela unrest

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, examines the vital connections between water, food and energy in the human water cycle.

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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: SKYWAY

DEFINITION:
An enclosed aerial walkway connecting two buildings. Also, a route used by airlines or an elevated highway.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
That implication, that Minneapolis would be better off without its skyways, sparked intense debate.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 04/24/2017