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

This Weeks's lesson:
Trump talks tough about both North and South Korea

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This Weeks's lesson:

Symbolic benchmark: President Trump and others look at his first 100 days in office

A president's first 100 days in office have a symbolic role that shapes impressions of a new administration's tone, priorities, relations with Congress and image in the news media. It's seen as an important time to push a policy agenda forward a...

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

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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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Construction sites might one day be buzzing with robots. Researchers are developing autonomous construction systems that can assemble — or even 3-D print — any structure imaginable. Their latest success: a robot from MIT that recently achieved the world's largest, fastest 3-D print job. It built a 12-foot dome out of insulation foam in just 13 hours using power from only batteries and the sun. But while there is growing concern that robots are removing jobs from the workforce, we're still a long way from becoming fully reliant on robotic construction.

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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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Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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This Weeks's lesson:

is the Earth threatened or is it us

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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: SEDIMENT

DEFINITION:

Material that settles to the bottom of a liquid. Solid fragments of inorganic or organic material that come from the weathering of rock and are carried and deposited by wind, water, or ice.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
sediments, riverbanks and floodplains from Kalamazoo to Lake Michigan are contaminated with toxic waste from paper mills that once dotted the river from Kalamazoo to Otsego.
The Detroit News -- 05/01/2017

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