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Online Extras (Updated every Monday)

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

This Week's lesson:
Fires ravage refugee camp on Greece’s island of Lesbos

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This Week's lesson:

Health warnings sink in: Vaping drops among teens and pre-teens

In a year full of medical concerns, here's welcome health news: Vaping use among U.S. high school and middle school students has declined in 2020 for the first time in three years. A national survey by the federal Centers for Disease Control fou...

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NASA's Night Sky Network

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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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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This Week's lesson:

Trump defends downplaying the threat of COVID-19


President Donald Trump is defending downplaying the coronavirus which he knew was “more deadly than your, you know, your, even your strenuous flus ...This is more deadly.” Since telling author Bob Woodward last February that "I'm not going to drive ...

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The Coronavirus Learning Companion features comic-basis stories and hands-on-activities for all age levels to help better understand the purpose and science behind COVID-19 public health recommendations.

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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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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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Who fuels the politics of violence?

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

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This week's word in the news: RETROSPECT

DEFINITION:

Looking back on or reviewing the past.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Sen. John Cornyn said he understands “on the human level” why President Donald Trump intentionally downplayed the severity of the coronavirus pandemic during the early months of this year, but added that Trump could have handled it better “in retrospect.”
The Dallas Morning News -- 09/14/2020

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