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Pro-democracy protests draw tens of thousands in Hong Kong

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

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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:


Millions of miles from Earth, a U.S. spacecraft orbits Mars to explore its atmosphere

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

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This week's lesson: What threatens the world most?

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A set of weekly educational activities geared toward younger readers

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This week's word in the news: DYSFUNCTIONAL 

DEFINITION:
Abnormal or impaired functioning, especially of a bodily system or social group.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Here’s the genesis of gridlock and dysfunctional government: A trio of Republican candidates for the state House has delivered a manifesto demanding no compromise or consensus building with Democrats in the next term.
The Detroit News -- 09/29/2014