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

This Weeks's lesson:
Malaysia hunts North Koreans in assassination

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This Weeks's lesson:

A big U.S. employment challenge comes from automation, not just foreign competition

President Trump made U.S. factory job losses to China and Mexico a campaign issue and now pressures manufacturers to keep workers here and hire more rather than assembling goods elsewhere. He has raised the topic with Ford, General Motors, Toyot...

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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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Seventy-five years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt committed one of the U.S. government's greatest violations of personal freedom: an executive order forcing the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. More than 110,000 Japanese-Americans — two-thirds of them American citizens —were placed in concentration camps after the attack on Pearl Harbor ignited widespread anti-Japanese feelings and fears.

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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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Predicting Disease Tracking Probabilities

A newly developed algorithm is telling scientists where disease outbreaks may occur in the future.

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Senator is silenced over criticism

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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: MOCK

DEFINITION:

Pretended; sham; counterfeit.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
One Twitter user said, ‘‘After the terrible events #lastnightinSweden, IKEA have sold out of this’’ and posted a mock Ikea instruction manual on how to build a ‘‘Border Wall.’’
The Boston Globe -- 02/20/2017

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