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A cicada in Chapel Hill, N.C. in 2011, when one brood of Magicicada periodical cicada appeared in southern states. This spring the 17-year cicadas will emerge in the Northeast

Periodical cicadas are back! – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Jennifer Cutraro and Katherine Schulten. Cross posted from New York Times, The Learning Network Overview In this lesson, students learn about the Magicicada periodical…read more

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Are colleges affordable? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Mary F. Klein a mathematics teacher from Urbana, Illinois Subject(s) Second-year algebra courses and beyond, high school mathematics Time One to two class periods…read more

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Middle East and North Africa geography – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Leah Fabel, Washington, DC Subjects Geography and History Estimated Time Two or three 45-minute class periods Grade Level 9 – 12 Objective Students will…read more

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Is the world’s climate changing? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

by Lisa Prososki Subjects Secondary science, Geography, Climate change Estimated Time Four 50-minute class periods plus additional time for classroom presentation and extension activities. NOTE:…read more

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Watergate and the limits of presidential power – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Stephanie Schragger  May 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the nationally televised Senate committee hearings about the break-in at the Democratic National Committee offices…read more

Government & Civics

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