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Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
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Ecuador’s president moves government to avoid protests
Lithium-ion batteries made headlines for two reasons last week – one positive, one negative. The good news is a Nobel Prize for chemistry, awarded to three pioneering researchers. The flip side is fresh concern about fire hazards from use of the...
Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.
Researchers say that by the age of seven, 65% of kids have an imaginary friend, and horsing around or talking with phantasms can play a crucial part of growing up. But, most children soon forget they ever had an imaginary friend. Children with friend...
This week's word in the news: OUTLIER
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Shepard Smith, whose newscast on Fox News Channel seemed increasingly an outlier on a network dominated by supporters of President Trump, says he is leaving the network.
The Boston Globe -- 10/14/2019
In honor of Constitution Week, “We the People” delves into the living history and modern-day implications of the formative document with a five-part video series.
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
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