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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: particulate
Definition: Relating to, or composed of distinct particles. Particulate matter is a mixture of solids and liquid droplets floating in the air.
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At least 62 killed in forest fire in Portugal

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

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This week's word in the news: PARTICULATE

DEFINITION:
Relating to, or composed of distinct particles. Particulate matter is a mixture of solids and liquid droplets floating in the air.


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“Besides emitting carbon, idling cars effuse all kinds of particulate matter,” Gordon added.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 06/19/2017