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Terrorists attack in Kuwait, France and Tunisia

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

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Okefenokee - Peat

Think of a swamp, and you might picture mud and muck. But Okefenokee rests on a spongy foundation of peat.
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-- Jul 6, 2015




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


Questions based on stories in your Detroit News to spark classroom discussions.

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The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return with the September 14 lesson!

This week's lesson:

Are we producing a war sequel?

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This week's word in the news: LANDFALL

DEFINITION:
The reaching of land by an oceanic storm or a part, especially the eye, of a storm.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
We now enter our 10th year since then and still not a single hurricane has had a Florida landfall.
The Palm Beach Post -- 06/22/2015