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

This Week's lesson:
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince tied to killing journalist

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This Week's lesson:

Perseverance, a robot U.S. spacecraft, teaches scientists more about Mars in new mission

High-definition images and valuable data are being transmitted from Mars to California, thanks to an unmanned landing on the planet that's 133 million miles away. A NASA spacecraft called Perseverance rover, launched last July, touched down gent...

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The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

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Lady Gaga's abducted bulldogs returned


Lady Gaga's two stolen French bulldogs, snatched in a violent abduction that left the pets' caretaker shot in the chest last week in Hollywood, were turned over to police and have been reunited with the pop singer's representatives, police said. The ...

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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.

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This week's word in the news: NEXUS

DEFINITION:

A means of connection; tie; link.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
“We know that members of the militia groups that were present on Jan. 6 have stated their desire that they want to blow up the Capitol and kill as many members as possible, with a direct nexus to the State of the Union,” Pittman said during her testimony.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution -- 02/01/2021

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‘MyPillow Guy’ sued over election ‘lies’

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Help students better understand the science behind how vaccines are developed and work within the body with We Engage 4 Health’s comic-style story complete with hands on activities for all age levels

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

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

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