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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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This week's word in the news: CONDOLENCE

DEFINITION:

An expression of sympathy, especially on the occasion of a death.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden extended their “deepest condolences” to Comperatore’s family.
The Morning Cal -- 07/15/2024

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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: Are states trying to impose religion?

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President Biden, 81, resists calls to let a younger Democrat run against Donald Trump

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

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


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Science Webcasts


Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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Mass tourism protesters in Barcelona spray water at tourists

Discussion prompts & video archive.


The news media shape how we see and understand the world around us. With its new video series, NBCU Academy takes a deep dive into what it means to be a journalist today, how the industry is evolving, and how the next generation can help.

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NASA's Night Sky Network

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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