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

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Volcanic eruption rocks Canary Islands

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Arizona recount shows Biden won, but claims of ‘stolen election’ continue

A Republican-backed recount in Maricopa County, Ariz., found that President Joe Biden won the state’s largest county in 2020 by even more votes than the certified results. Biden won Arizona by roughly 10,500 votes, making his victory of about 45,0...

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Manta rays inspire new device to filter microplastics

Wastewater treatment plants release microplastics into the environment, where they accumulate and pose a threat to wildlife. But by studying the way a manta ray feeds on plankton, scientists have designing a filtration system that captures the tiny f...

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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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Top general a savior or a traitor?

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This week's word in the news: STAUNCH

DEFINITION:

Very loyal and committed in attitude; constant, faithful, resolute, or steadfast.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Although Grassley has remained a staunch conservative, he at times disagreed with former Republican President Donald Trump.
The Dubuque Telegraph Herald -- 09/27/2021

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