CNN Student News - September 9, 2013

CNN Student News - 9/9/13
CNN Student News - 9/9/13


    CNN Student News - 9/9/13


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September 9, 2013
Today on CNN Student News, we report on an important vote facing Congress, with different messages circulating around the U.S. We also step inside a Syrian refugee camp to get a sense of the challenges facing the displaced. And we explain how Tokyo won the opportunity to host the Olympics for the first time since 1964.
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Media Literacy Question of the Day:
What elements might you include in a video that's intended to raise awareness about hazing?
Key Concepts: Identify or explain these subjects you heard about in today's show:
1. refugee camp
2. concave shape
3. hazing
Fast Facts: How well were you listening to today's program?
1. In what Syrian border country does a refugee arrive every 15 seconds?
2. What city was chosen to host the 2020 Olympic Games?
3. What's the science behind how a London skyscraper helped damage a nearby car?
Discussion Questions:
1. How might a massive influx of refugees strain a host country's resources? What are some resources that Syrian refugees might need? In what ways might aid groups be able to help?
2. What are some criteria that could be used to determine a host city for the Olympics? What are your thoughts on the city that was chosen for the 2020 games? If you were attending the Olympics, what events would you want to see?
3. What kinds of "safeguards" do you think Florida A&M University put in place against hazing? How do you think students there might respond to these? Why do you think that hazing might be an issue in some schools but not in others?
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