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

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Poland radar image 'almost certainly Nazi train'

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Backlash: Presidential hopeful Donald Trump antagonizes Hispanic voters and media

Republican candidates and national leaders have worked hard for years to attract more Hispanic voters. Those efforts now are being hurt by a businessman who seems to be the party's most popular presidential hopeful at this early stage. Donald Tr...

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You'd think a degree from Yale would be a sure bet for landing a high-paying job. But, the Ivy League school doesn't even rank among the 40 schools in a study of the average salaries of millions of graduates.  The State University of New York Maritime College ranked first in the report by PayScale, and was followed by another small college with a strong engineering program Harvey Mudd College. California's Harvey Mudd ranked first in a study of where to go to get the greatest earnings in return for your tuition.

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Thinking about how you think can become confusing, making the brain one of the most complicated organs to study. NBC Learn’s eight-part video series on the brain is divided into easily-understood concepts, which together create a broader view of how versatile and mysterious the human brain can be.

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Is junk science fooling food junkies?

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

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This week's word in the news: POSTHUMOUS


Occurring or continuing after one's death

By favoring personal privacy over a family's wishes, the companies hope to appeal to the unspoken will of their users while also lessening the bureaucratic hassle of complying with millions of posthumous requests.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 08/31/2015

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Poison Ivy - Control

An unexpected discovery may lead to a new way of controlling Poison Ivy.

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-- Sep 4, 2015

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

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Celebrating their 75th annual National Wildlife Week the National Wildlife Federation's longest-running education program is designed to teach kids about the wonders of nature and inspire their interest in spending more time outdoors. Students and teachers will benefit from the many downloadable lesson plans, posters, and trading cards perfect for classrooms to explore "tree"-mendous wildlife species.

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