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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.

This Weeks's lesson:
Gunmen kill tourists in Tunisia

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Israel votes to keep its prime minister, whose campaign tactics strain relations with U.S.

In a Mideast election with an impact on U.S. foreign relations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a fourth term as head of Israel's government last week. Celebrations by his Likud Party supporters are counter-balanced by uneasiness among som...

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Senators trying to nuke Iran talks?

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

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

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This week's word in the news: MALICE

The desire to do harm or mischief.

Judge Harold Kahn on Tuesday asked Pao's attorneys to make a better case for punitive damages and warned them that they have not provided sufficient evidence to prove malice.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 03/23/2015

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This new 10-part series continues to explore the physics and math behind the game of golf. Provided by NBC Learn, in partnership with the United States Golf Association and Chevron, students will learn about calculating golfers’ handicaps and golf scoring, the evolution of the golf club and ball, as well as how factors like friction, volume and energy all affect how a golf ball travels.

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San Francisco 49ers Linebacker Chris Borland announced his retirement last week, making him the fifth high-profile NFL player younger than 30 to retire this off-season. After a strong rookie season, Borland, 24, is retiring because of his concerns about the long-term effects of repetitive head trauma. Similar worries also have led several top college players to leave the game, and fewer youngsters are playing youth football as head injury dangers becomes better known.

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Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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This Weeks's lesson:
If Buildings Could Talk

One of the world's most instrumented buildings is a living laboratory of vibrations.

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-- Mar 27, 2015

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