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This week's lesson: Climate warnings grow more dire

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


‘Boston Strong’ spirit and strict security mark Monday marathon, shadowed by 2013 blasts

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Daily Science Webcasts


Narwhals - Evolution

The narwhal, with its inside-out, eight-foot long tooth, doesn't just look odd; it is a genuine evolutionary anomaly.
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-- Apr 23, 2014



Why Isn't The K.C. Shooting Suspect A 'Terrorist?'

Discussion prompts & video archive.


National Wildlife Week
March 17th - 23rd

The following resources and activities from National Wildlife Federation, its Affiliates and Partners are designed for educators to teach about the connections between water and the shared need of people and wildlife for clean water. Learn about wildlife in the U.S. with and fun and informative lessons and activities you can do with your students.

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Uranium workers dying after working Namibia mine, report warns

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

NIE Special Report

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Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.

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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: STATUTE

DEFINITION:
A written law passed by a legislative body.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Why Hernandez, mayor of Miami-Dade County’s second-largest city, can’t be charged with violating Florida’s loan-sharking laws is clear: The statute of limitations — one year — ran out long ago.
The Miami Herald -- 04/21/2014