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Earthquake kills and injures hundreds in Italy

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

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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: punter
Definition: An American football player who drops the ball from his hands and kicks it before it touches the ground.
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The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

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Earthquake kills and injures hundreds in Italy

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

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Evidence of an Earth-like planet sounds like science fiction, but isn’t

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Was tale dumb, disgraceful, or both?

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-- Aug 29, 2016



This week's word in the news: PUNTER

DEFINITION:
An American football player who drops the ball from his hands and kicks it before it touches the ground.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
As first reported by Altitude Sports’ Vic Lombardi, Britton Colquitt, the Broncos’ veteran punter who was once the highest-paid player at his position, has been asked by the team to take a significant cut off his $3.25 million salary for 2016.
The Denver Post -- 08/29/2016


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