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Use the news in your classroom

Find resources for using the newspaper for almost any subject. These programs are updated weekly every Monday.

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

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Earthquakes kill and injure thousands in Nepal

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Cosmic discoveries: NASA marks 25 years of Hubble Space Telescope payoffs

One of America's significant space achievements is a quarter-century old and still sending rewards back to Earth. The Hubble Space Telescope, launched 25 years ago this month, has brought more discoveries than NASA can count. Thanks to its deep ...

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Illustrating the debate over drones

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Draw your own conclusions

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

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This week's word in the news: DEFAMATORY

DEFINITION:

Injurious to someone's name or reputation.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
In an equally unusual turn, prosecutors fired back by calling Walker's comments inaccurate, offensive and defamatory — with Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm suggesting Walker could be criminally charged for lying.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -- 04/27/2015

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New materials from Miami University’s Fighting With Food project focuses on the process of inquiry and helps teachers engage their students in the topic of toxicants and the role nutrient dense foods in helping to combat their effects with a new graphic story style format.

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Armenia marked the centenary of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as Germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition that it was genocide. Turkey denies the killing of up to 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 constitutes genocide. U.S. officials do not call the mass killings genocide, but two dozen other governments do.

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Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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This Weeks's lesson:
Glaciers - Ice Tunnel

Melting glaciers reveal hidden tunnels within.

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-- Apr 27, 2015

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