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Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
This Week's lesson:
Myanmar troops force 400,000 to flee to Bangladesh
The environmental impact of human activity is measured in bodies of water, not just in the atmosphere and climate. New research shows the largest offshore "dead zone" ever recorded in the United States. It affects the Gulf of Mexico at the mouth...
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Facebook's advertising program has garnered criticism yet again. This time it's because a ProPublica report found the company let advertisers pay to target people who searched terms like "Jew Hater" and "History of 'why jews ruin the world.'" Facebook said the anti-Semitic categories were created by an algorithm and have since been removed. Facebook recently said bogus accounts linked to Russia improperly bought $100,000 worth of divisive political ads between 2015 and 2017.
This week's word in the news: RIPTIDE
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Mariners are urged to take caution as Hurricane Jose causes high seas and potentially dangerous riptides off Cape Cod and Nantucket, the National Weather Service said.
The Boston Globe -- 09/18/2017
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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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.