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

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Rising seas force islanders to Panama’s mainland

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

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Negro Leagues stars from a bygone era gain new standing in Major League Baseball records

Change reaches a sport that embraced century-old traditions. Major League Baseball (MLB) has incorporated statistics from more than 2,300 Negro Leagues players into its official records. As a result, Josh Gibson takes over the spot Ty Cobb long ...

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Americans are taking notice of one of Earth's most popular sports: cricket


Americans are taking notice of one of the Earth's most popular sports. Last week, Team USA had a shocking win over Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup - marking the first time for the U.S to compete in and co-host the tournament. Cricket is far from a ...

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This week's word in the news: CONTRADICTION

DEFINITION:

The fact of something being the complete opposite of something else or very different from something else, so that one of them must be wrong.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Some view the Las Vegas Strip as a contradiction to the bone-dry Mojave Desert it’s situated in.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal -- 06/10/2024

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The news media shape how we see and understand the world around us. With its new video series, NBCU Academy takes a deep dive into what it means to be a journalist today, how the industry is evolving, and how the next generation can help.

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Have we forgotten tough lessons?

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

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