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Why Is Everyone Going After Mitt Romney?

Discussion prompts & video archive.

Saudi Arabia delays second blogger flogging

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Jury-picking is under way in Boston Marathon deadly bombing trial

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive

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


Daily Science Webcasts

Seasonal Backyard Science - Every Tree Tells A Story

Examining a fallen tree can reveal a lot about the animals that have used it.
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-- Jan 23, 2015


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

This week's lesson: Will U.S. tourists soon flock to Cuba??

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This week's word in the news: MOMENTOUS

Of utmost importance; of outstanding significance or consequence.

Like legions of hyperactive butlers, many of the brainy gadgets being developed for the Internet of Things will anticipate our needs and make choices for us -- without being told what to do -- marking a momentous transformation in our relationship with machines.
San Jose Mercury News -- 01/19/2015