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

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Egypt sends robot submarine to help plane crash search

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President’s week in Asia includes visit to Hiroshima, where atomic warfare began 70 years ago

During a historic stop in Japan at the end of this week, President Obama will restate a message he voiced in Eastern Europe three months after taking office in 2009 -- a call to rid the world of nuclear arms. This time, he speaks Friday at Hiros...

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Summertime is around the corner, and that means more free time for iPads and TV, right? The American Academy of Pediatrics hopes that answer is no. The group says parents should limit screen time for kids over 2 years old to two hours a day. But some parents and experts says it depends on what kids are doing with those screens – just watching, doing something creative or communicating with others.

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A new lesson from the Fighting With Food project guides middle and high school students through the chemistry of how metals get into water, the toxicity of lead, and how nutrition can help combat the health effects of lead exposure.

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What is facing the class of 2016?

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This week's word in the news: ELECTORATE

DEFINITION:

A body of qualified voters.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The coming presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump begins in a virtual dead heat, a competition between two candidates viewed unfavorably by a majority of the current electorate and with voters motivated as much by whom they don't like as by whom they do, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
The Denver Post -- 05/23/2016

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Sibley - Language of the Birds

Correctly identifying bird sounds is like earning a second language.

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

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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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