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

This Weeks's lesson:
Guam caught in a war of words with North Korea

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This Weeks's lesson:

There goes the sun: Solar eclipse over U.S. next week is a big deal – and not just for astronomers

Millions of Americans can see a natural rarity overhead next Monday, Aug. 21. The sun, moon and Earth will line up perfectly in the cosmos, turning day into night for two strange minutes as its path crosses from Oregon's Pacific coast to the Sou...

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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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The FBI has opened a civil rights investigation into violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that killed a 32-year-old woman and injured 19 others. The driver of a car that plowed into a group of counter-protesters was arrested and held on suspicion of second-degree murder. Investigators are looking into the motives of the suspect, 20-year-old James Fields from Ohio.

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Take a behind the scenes look at the science, engineering, and sheer artistry that goes into creating rides and attractions at Universal Orlando Resort™

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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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What are the real threats to jobs?

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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: GIG

DEFINITION:

A job usually for a specified time.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Row is part of the “gig-economy” of independent workers in Colorado — a growing number of whom use phone apps such as Uber, Lyft and Airbnb to connect directly with customers and allow more flexibility than traditional work.
The Denver Post -- 08/14/2017

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