Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
This Week's lesson:
Arizona water shortage curbs some development
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.
Supreme Court decides soon on college entry policies, an issue also affecting selective high schools
The U.S. Supreme Court will deliver a decision this month – maybe this week – on the future of affirmative action in higher education. If a widespread expectation is right, racial preferences in admission will be banned. Affirmative action backe...
Is ‘compromise’ a dirty word to some?
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World's 1st biometric 'smart gun' aims to lower shootings and suicides
Kai Kloepfer of Colorado has developed a 9-millimeter pistol that uses fingerprint and facial recognition that permits only an authorized user to fire the weapon. If anyone else — including a child — pulls the trigger, it will not fire. He says the g...
This week's word in the news: BRAZEN
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
As bold as he was when fighting his tickets, he was equally brazen in his professional life.
The Chicago Tribune -- 06/05/2023
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⇒ High School
Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:⇒ Elementary (K-4)
⇒ Middle (5-8)
⇒ Secondary (9-12)
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
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