CNN Student News - August 13, 2013

CNN Student News - 8/13/13
CNN Student News - 8/13/13


    CNN Student News - 8/13/13


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August 13, 2013
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Media Literacy Question of the Day:
Why do you think that some trials receive more media coverage than others?
Key Concepts: Identify or explain these key terms you heard in today's show:
1. typhoon
2. sinkhole
3. verdict
4. meteor shower
Fast Facts: How well were you listening to today's program?
1. What is one of the two names of the typhoon that struck the Philippines recently?
2. What was a Florida jury's verdict regarding George Zimmerman?
3. What is the difference between a meteor and a meteorite?
Discussion Questions:
1. What might be some of the dangers associated with severe storms like typhoons? What do you think people could do to try to minimize a typhoon's impact?
2. What was your reaction to the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial? Why do you think that this trial received extensive news coverage?
3. What might scientists learn from studying meteors? In what situations might scientists use data collected by amateur astronomers?
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