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Paralyzed man walks again with help of a 'brain bridge'

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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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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:



Vietnam imprisons noodle vendor over a political joke

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Biden and McCarthy make a deal on debt but have to sell it

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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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Can someone actually be ‘too old?’

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This week's word in the news: ALLOCATION

DEFINITION:

The act or process of giving out parts of a whole.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Under those same drought agreements, Nevada’s allocation would be cut to 270,000 acre-feet if Lake Mead were to fall to 1,025 feet.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal -- 05/29/2023

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