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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: What is facing the class of 2016?

Classroom Caption Contest.
Enter a caption and maybe win a book!

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


President’s week in Asia includes visit to Hiroshima, where atomic warfare began 70 years ago

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Daily Science Webcasts


Soil Litter - Unidentified Species

Biology's latest frontier is as close as your own backyard.
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-- May 25, 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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Egypt sends robot submarine to help plane crash search

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

A new lesson from the Fighting With Food project guides middle and high school students through the chemistry of how metals get into water, the toxicity of lead, and how nutrition can help combat the health effects of lead exposure.

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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: ELECTORATE

DEFINITION:
A body of qualified voters.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The coming presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump begins in a virtual dead heat, a competition between two candidates viewed unfavorably by a majority of the current electorate and with voters motivated as much by whom they don't like as by whom they do, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
The Denver Post -- 05/23/2016