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

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Sri Lanka official who promoted 'Covid syrup' tests positive

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

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President Biden's Cabinet choices are signs of a new era in Washington

Along with a new president and vice president, the federal government will be led by fresh faces in charge of Cabinet-level departments and offices. Those top appointees require Senate approval, a process that began last week. President Biden's ...

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

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Alphabet pulls plug on cell phone balloon business


Alphabet is shutting down Loon after concluding the business, which offers balloons as an alternative to cell towers, is not commercially viable, Google’s parent company said last week. Founded in 2011, Loon aimed to bring connectivity to areas of th...

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This week's word in the news: UNITY

DEFINITION:

A condition of harmony; the quality or state of being made one

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
I know speaking of unity can sound to some like a foolish fantasy these days.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 01/25/2021

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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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Was a 2nd impeachment justified?

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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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NASA's Night Sky Network

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