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

This Week's lesson:
Residents slowly abandon a forgotten town on Hispaniola

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This Week's lesson:

Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas previews amazing, useful, wacky devices heading to stores

American and foreign tech companies last week introduced gaming hardware, digital appliances, vehicle accessories and other gee-whiz inventions designed to enrich our families' lives. Some could be available this year. The setting was a four-day...

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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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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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This Week's lesson:

Oceans are warming faster than expected, scientists say


The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature record in 2018 in a trend that is damaging marine life, according to a new report in the journal Science. New measurements, aided by an international network of 3,900 ...

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

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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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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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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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This Week's lesson:

How do cartoons use visual clichés?

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

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This week's word in the news: DIMINISHMENT

DEFINITION:

The act or process of decreasing: a reduction or curtailment

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Denver epitomizes this diminishment of nature in the city, a trend worldwide with 55 percent of humanity living in urban areas and a projected 2.5 billion more people on the way by 2050.
The Denver Post -- 01/14/2019

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