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Earthquakes kill and injure thousands in Nepal

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

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The Green Room: Conservation for the Classroom offers lessons from the National Wildlife Federation to educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat

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Today's word: defamatory
Definition: Injurious to someone's name or reputation.
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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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Earthquakes kill and injure thousands in Nepal

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

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

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Turkey denies genocide in deaths of Armenians 100 years ago

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Illustrating the debate over drones

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Glaciers - Ice Tunnel

Melting glaciers reveal hidden tunnels within.
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-- Apr 27, 2015



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