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Resources to help you put the Gainesville Times to work in your classroom

Congress, business regulators and Justice Department will look into whether four tech firms are too big and powerful

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive




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


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Is Congress just ignoring shootings?

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Vatican City Radio delivers the news – in Latin

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.

 

This week's word in the news: DIRECTIVE

DEFINITION:
An order or instruction, especially one issued by an authority.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
But the president’s tweet stood in contrast to previous comments about his directive for NASA, a key feature of which is returning astronauts to the moon by 2025.
The Boston Globe -- 06/10/2019



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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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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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NASA's Night Sky Network

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

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