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

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March memorializes those killed in Venezuela unrest

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Bleached-out coral, a climate change sign, alarms scientists for a second straight year

Australian ocean specialists see a warning sign offshore for the second year in a row. Massive stretches of formerly colorful sea coral, a living ecosystem just below the surface, have turned pale. That draws concern beyond the South Pacific con...

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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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The Secret Service is cracking down on White House security by permanently closing the sidewalk along the presidential mansion’s south fence. The closing follows several incidents of people jumping White House fences, including an armed intruder in 2014 who got inside and all the way to the East Room before security tackled him.

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This week's word in the news: SKYWAY

DEFINITION:

An enclosed aerial walkway connecting two buildings. Also, a route used by airlines or an elevated highway.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
That implication, that Minneapolis would be better off without its skyways, sparked intense debate.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 04/24/2017

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is the Earth threatened or is it us

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NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, examines the vital connections between water, food and energy in the human water cycle.

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

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