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“Discovering You,” is an original video series celebrating the careers of engineers who are inspiring the next generation. The 20-part series, complete with tailored lesson plans, will roll out every Monday with 5 new videos over the next 4 weeks.

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


From labs to plates: Taste-fooling burgers with no meat and ‘seafood’ without fish

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


NASA's Night Sky Network

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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Downloadable Supplements

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Dutch court rules on a massacre in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

Archive of Geography quizzes



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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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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Is Big Pharma acting unethically?

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

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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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This week's word in the news: JIHAD

DEFINITION:
An Arabic word meaning striving or struggling. In Islam, it is “striving in the path of God.” It is often used to refer to a "holy war" or a vigorous campaign against perceived foes.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Top leaders of the Illinois Republican Party launched an effort at damage control Sunday after a social media post echoed President Donald Trump’s criticism of four Democratic congresswoman and went further, referring to them in a movie-type poster of being a “jihad squad” and contending they believe any criticism is racist.
The Chicago Tribune -- 07/22/2019