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Turkey denies genocide in deaths of Armenians 100 years ago

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Earthquakes kill and injure thousands in Nepal

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Cosmic discoveries: NASA marks 25 years of Hubble Space Telescope payoffs

-- 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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Glaciers - Breaking Up

A loud splash catches the attention of researchers atop a glacier.
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-- Apr 24, 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: Illustrating the debate over drones

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This week's word in the news: DEFAMATORY

DEFINITION:
Injurious to someone's name or reputation.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
In an equally unusual turn, prosecutors fired back by calling Walker's comments inaccurate, offensive and defamatory — with Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm suggesting Walker could be criminally charged for lying.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -- 04/27/2015