World & Geography

How this student became the “Quarantine Chef” during COVID

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NewsHour EXTRA intern Ramses Rubio describes how creativity and nostalgia have helped him through the quarantine. Continue reading

Pristine Rapa Nui (Easter Island) battles tons of plastic pollution

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO   Directions: Read the summary, watch the video and answer the discussion questions. You may want to read along using the transcript here or…read more

Human geography lesson: Why one-third of the Marshall Islands has left for the US

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In this lesson plan, students will learn why one-third of the Marshall Islands’ population has moved to the U.S. mainland. Continue reading

Here’s why geography class matters: Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

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The world of foreign policy is not above students’ heads. Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the U.S. official decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Continue reading

After statewide efforts, Hawaii sees homelessness rate decrease

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Despite its relatively small population and land area, Hawaii has one of the highest rates of per-capita homelessness in the United States. Homelessness affects about 505 out of every 100,000 people there. Continue reading

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