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

This Week's lesson:
Reporter’s murder stirs mass protests in Slovakia

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This Week's lesson:

U.S. move against foreign metal competition shows Republican disagree on free trade vs. import tariffs

In a bold effort to support American steel and aluminum factories, President Trump acted against overseas suppliers of those metals used in vehicles, appliances, construction, packaging and other industries. He imposes stiff tariffs – a step opp...

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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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Russian TV anchor warns 'traitors' not to settle in Britain

Russian state television warned “traitors” and Kremlin critics that they should not settle in England because of an increased risk of dying in mysterious circumstances. The stark warning came as the former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his ...

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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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This week's word in the news: COMMENDATION


Something that commends, as a formal recommendation or an official citation or award.

He had earned a rifle marksman badge, one of several commendations, during his tour of duty in Afghanistan.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 03/12/2018

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Trump agrees to meet N. Korea’s Kim

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

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

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