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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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NBC Learn and NBC Sports, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, explore the science, technology, engineering and math at the Olympic Winter Games.

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



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Will South Korea-North Korea thaw outlast Olympics?

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

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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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SpaceX sends Tesla on long test drive

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‘Black Panther’ makes a big impact on movie screens and beyond

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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: SPECULATE

DEFINITION:
To indulge in conjectural thought.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Asked Sunday morning whether wind speeds could have contributed to the crash, Bradley said he would “not begin to speculate.”
The Las Vegas Review-Journal -- 02/12/2018