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

This Week's lesson:
‘Wrong man’ from Eritrea freed after 3 years in Italian prison

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This Week's lesson:

Gender bias lawsuit: America’s female soccer champs wage an off-field battle for higher pay

The U.S. women's national soccer team earned a victory parade on Broadway in New York City last week to celebrate its latest World Cup championship. Now the 28 players look ahead to an off-field challenge in the legal arena – a fair-pay lawsuit ...

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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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More People Want Milk — Just Not From Cows


Cows have lots of competition these days. Milk now comes from soybeans, almonds, coconut, rice, oats, hemp, cashews and peas. There's a growing demand for alternative milk. Market analysts found a 61 percent jump in sales between 2012 and 2018. Reaso...

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“Discovering You,” is an original video series celebrating the careers of engineers who are inspiring the next generation. The 20-part series, complete with tailored lesson plans, will roll out every Monday with 5 new videos over the next 4 weeks.

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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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Was it just a photo-op for a despot?

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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: ANTHROPOMORPHIC

DEFINITION:

Ascribing human form or attributes to a being or thing not human.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Where critics adored the anthropomorphic singing cartoons of the original, they felt the nature documentary look drove a wedge between viewers and the beloved characters.
The San Francisco Chronicle -- 07/15/2019

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