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

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Florence floods the Carolinas

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This Week's lesson:

A book by Bob Woodward and an insider’s anonymous essay give behind-scenes White House views

Two writers in Washington, D.C., spill White House insiders' views of President Donald Trump. One is well-known – Bob Woodward, an associate editor at The Washington Post who has a new book titled "Fear / Trump in the White House." The other is ...

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

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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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DeVos loses student loan lawsuit


Education Secretary Betsy DeVos lost a lawsuit that claimed her department illegally delayed student loan relief protections from going into effect. Known as borrower defense rules, the Obama-era regulations are meant to protect students who are chea...

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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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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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Cartoons show storms of controversy

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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: PAROCHIAL

DEFINITION:

Of, relating to, or financially supported by one or more church parishes. Of or relating to parochial schools.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
He’s also learned what to do in the event that an armed intruder shows up at the North Center parochial school, which recently spent nearly $90,000 on a security system designed to quickly notify police if an active shooter is on church or school premises.
The Chicago Tribune -- 09/17/2018

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