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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 are the real threats to jobs?

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


There goes the sun: Solar eclipse over U.S. next week is a big deal – and not just for astronomers

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


Audio

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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Guam caught in a war of words with North Korea

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Take a behind the scenes look at the science, engineering, and sheer artistry that goes into creating rides and attractions at Universal Orlando Resort™

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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: GIG

DEFINITION:
A job usually for a specified time.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Row is part of the “gig-economy” of independent workers in Colorado — a growing number of whom use phone apps such as Uber, Lyft and Airbnb to connect directly with customers and allow more flexibility than traditional work.
The Denver Post -- 08/14/2017