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

This Week's lesson:
Citizens walk for hours to vote in Nepal

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This Week's lesson:

Sport or shame? President considers whether U.S. hunters can bring home elephant trophies from Africa

President Trump wants to learn more about the impact of elephant hunting in Africa by tourists – a policy review that also educates the public, thanks to news coverage. His administration is considering whether to drop or keep a ban on bringing ...

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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 than 40 million people are affected by modern slavery. A recent report about African migrants in Libya being auctioned off as slaves is an example of the forced labor that touches every region on the planet — including the U.S. Modern slavery is described as a form of exploitation where a person can't leave for a number of reasons, including threats of violence.

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This 2nd installment completes the 20-part series and continues the exploration of aviation technology and the social impact of war on our nation and the world.

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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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What happens if ‘net neutrality’ ends?

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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: COMPLICIT

DEFINITION:

Choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having complicity.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
“The word complicit has sprung up in conversations this year about those who speak out against powerful figures and institutions and about those who stay silent.”
The Denver Post -- 12/04/2017

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