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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 word in the news: MALFUNCTION

DEFINITION:

A failure to function or defective functioning.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
With most planned fixes left undone, AC malfunctions increased this year in many of the district's 165 traditional schools and other facilities, The Post found.
The Palm Beach Post -- 10/15/2018

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Enhance vocabulary and written/verbal skills with over 2,500 pages of puzzles, themed features, word lists, SAT, ACT test prep and word games.

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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Transforming a prank into a message

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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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'Final call:' UN climate study delivers a stark, urgent warning for world leaders

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



Spacecraft makes emergency landing in Kazakhstan

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


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



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


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Daily Science Webcasts


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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Report: Pentagon Weapons Systems Are At Risk Of Cyberattacks

Discussion prompts & video archive.


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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