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Migrants left to starve at sea in Southeast Asia

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Colombia Halts Aerial Spraying of Crops Used to Make Cocaine

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Expect a cooler and wetter summer because of the 'El Nino' weather pattern

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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

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Daily Science Webcasts


Storks - Homing

Pairs of white storks amaze Hungarians by returning year after year to nest in the exact same spot.
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-- May 22, 2015


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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: How to tell a tale of Texas politics

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: CARCINOGEN

DEFINITION:
Any substance or agent that tends to produce a cancer.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The gases and vapors can include benzene, a carcinogen, as well as hydrocarbons like ethane, propane and butane.
The Denver Post -- 05/18/2015