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Australian Singer Sia Shuns Spotlight

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Airliner shot down near Ukraine-Russia border

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Israeli response to missiles from Gaza spurs debate over media fairness and balance

-- 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


Sea Otter - Breaking The Human Bond

Marine biologists play surrogate mom to injured sea lions, taking care that their young charges don't get too attached to them.
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-- Jul 24, 2014


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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: GOP leaders run from Palin proposal

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This week's word in the news: HARROWING

DEFINITION:
Extremely disturbing or distressing.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
To Samuel, the journey meant trading a hopeless situation at home for potential security and prosperity in the United States — but first he needed to survive the trip north, dodging police and criminals, and a harrowing ride on top of a freight train for hundreds of miles.
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism / The Arizona Republic -- 07/21/2014