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CNN Student News - August 14, 2013

August 13, 2013 -- Updated 2252 GMT (0652 HKT)
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(CNN Student News) -- August 14, 2013

On this page you will find today's show Transcript, the Daily Curriculum, Maps pertaining to today's show, and a place for you to leave feedback.

TRANSCRIPT

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DAILY CURRICULUM

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Media Literacy Question of the Day:

What questions should the media ask about futuristic technology proposals, like the Hyperloop?

Key Concepts: Identify or explain these key terms you heard in today's show:

1. arraignment

2. U.S. Supreme Court session

3. speed of sound

Fast Facts: How well were you listening to today's program?

1. In what American city did terrorist bombings occur on April 15, 2013?

2. How do sinkholes form?

3. The U.S. Supreme Court is the top of which branch of the federal government?

Discussion Questions:

1. What do you think could be done to ensure that a high-profile legal issue is resolved fairly?

2. What are your thoughts on the U.S. Supreme Court decisions mentioned in today's program? Do you think that any of these will have an impact on you? If so, how? If not, why not?

3. Do you think that a transportation system like the one described in the program will be built within ten years? Why or why not? Would you want to be one of the first people to travel using the Hyperloop? Explain.

CNN Student News is created by a team of journalists and educators who consider the Common Core State Standards, national standards in different subject areas, and state standards when producing the show and curriculum. We hope you use our free daily materials along with the program, and we welcome your feedback on them.

MAPS

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North America
Boston, Massachusetts; Florida; California

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