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The Green Room: Conservation for the Classroom offers lessons from the National Wildlife Federation to educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat

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Today's word: mock
Definition: Pretended; sham; counterfeit.
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Malaysia hunts North Koreans in assassination

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

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A big U.S. employment challenge comes from automation, not just foreign competition

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Senator is silenced over criticism

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Predicting Disease Which Animal, Which Country

Why is it that diseases emerge from some species and not from others?
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-- Feb 22, 2017



This week's word in the news: MOCK

DEFINITION:
Pretended; sham; counterfeit.


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One Twitter user said, ‘‘After the terrible events #lastnightinSweden, IKEA have sold out of this’’ and posted a mock Ikea instruction manual on how to build a ‘‘Border Wall.’’
The Boston Globe -- 02/20/2017


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