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Health warnings sink in: Vaping drops among teens and pre-teens

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The Coronavirus Learning Companion features comic-basis stories and hands-on-activities for all age levels to help better understand the purpose and science behind COVID-19 public health recommendations.

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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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Fires ravage refugee camp on Greece’s island of Lesbos

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

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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Who fuels the politics of violence?

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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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This week's word in the news: RETROSPECT

DEFINITION:
Looking back on or reviewing the past.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Sen. John Cornyn said he understands “on the human level” why President Donald Trump intentionally downplayed the severity of the coronavirus pandemic during the early months of this year, but added that Trump could have handled it better “in retrospect.”
The Dallas Morning News -- 09/14/2020