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Invaders from underground are coming in cicada-geddon

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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Austria to become ice-free within 45 years

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

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Beyoncé's 'historic' new album, 'Country Carter,' is 'breaking down barriers'

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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 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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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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Why is Trump selling $60 Bibles?

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This week's word in the news: ILLICIT

DEFINITION:

Forbidden by law, rules, or custom.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
A motorist accused of being involved in an illicit street race that led to a crash that killed two teenagers last month accelerated his car to keep up with the victims’ vehicle, which was traveling about 75 mph, the Metropolitan Police Department alleged in an arrest report.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal -- 04/08/2024

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