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Hole in the ground holds huge history
March 29, 2017 - About 50,000 years ago during the Late Stone Age, a massive iron-nickel meteorite weighing about 100,000 tons collided with Earth, traveling about 20 kilometers (km) per second. The hole created by the impact is 1.1 kilometers wide and 200 meters deep. Student News Net recently stood on the edge of the hole, the Barringer Meteorite Crater, also known as Meteor Crater. It's located east of Flagstaff, Arizona.
 
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rubble: noun;debris, usually small stones and rocks; Find it in blue in today's top story!
 
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Hole in the ground holds huge historyHole in the ground holds huge history
March 29, 2017 - About 50,000 years ago during the Late Stone Age, a massive iron-nickel meteorite weighing about 100,000 tons collided with Earth, traveling about 20 kilometers (km) per second. The hole created by the impact is 1.1 kilometers wide and 200 meters deep. Student News Net recently stood on the edge of the hole, the Barringer Meteorite Crater, also known as Meteor Crater. It's located east of Flagstaff, Arizona.
 
Weekly VOCAB

Week of March 27

autobiography: noun; a book a person writes about his/her own life
Dec. 7, 1941: Pearl Harbor

coalition: noun; a group of entities that work together for a common purpose;
Texas team is Future City champion; Iowa team wins Smart Grid award

curiosity: noun; the state of being curious, wondering or being interested about something not known;
However you slice it, pie meets Pi

gusto: noun; enthusiasm, spirit
Ordinary citizens can have extraordinary impact

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1979: The House Select Committee on Assassinations released its final report on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy.

1976: "The Metro" in Washington D.C. ran its first passenger train. The first phase had five stations and covered 4.6 miles.

1955
: Earl Campbell, Pro Football Hall of Fame running back, was born in Tyler, Texas.

1790: John Tyler, the 20th president of the United States (1841-1845), was born in Virginia. He succeeded to the presidency upon the death of William Henry Harrison.


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Top of the morning, noon and night on St. Patrick's Day! Top of the morning, noon and night on St. Patrick's Day!
March 17, 2017 - Ed Beczynski visited more than 35 pubs in Ireland before opening one in Ohio. Pub culture centers on family and friends.

 

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2. What types of products are exported from Ireland to the United States? 

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I Approve This Message: Decoding Political Ads: Since 1952, political ads have aired on television during presidential elections. Seismic changes have occurred in the nation since that time but the power and punch of political ads remain the same.

Major flooding impacts Iowa: Thousands of residents in eastern and central Iowa spent the Sept. 24-25 weekend filling and placing sandbags around buildings to protect against rising water predicted to reach flood stage in many locations.
Scrumptious Salsa Science: Salsa is scrumptious, a fun food that is super nutritious, super easy to make, and super science. Learn how hydroponic vegetables are grown with Bryan Ellis from the Toledo Natural Science Technology Center. 
One Hot and Cool Topic: The Art - and Science - of Glass: Watch a master instructor of glassblowing sculpt a bowl from a gob of molten glass. 
What are the Iowa Caucuses?: Learn the history of the Iowa Caucuses through "First in the Nation," an exhibit at the Iowa Historical Museum in Des Moines. 
 
 
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Earth as Art 4 includes Earth SelfieEarth as Art 4 includes Earth Selfie
March 28, 2017 - With 37 stunning photographs, including Earth Selfie, the Earth as Art 4 exhibit by USGS opens on April 3rd in Bismarck.
USS Constitution is shipshape at 220USS Constitution is shipshape at 220
March 27, 2017 - On this day in 1794, Congress passed The Naval Act of 1794 authorizing six U.S. Navy frigates.
Saving wildlife requires cooperationSaving wildlife requires cooperation
March 22, 2017 - There are currently 1,652 plants and animals listed as either endangered or threatened in the United States, according to USFWS.
Think about bees at breakfastThink about bees at breakfast
March 20, 2017 - At first glance, there appears to be a printing error on boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios. BuzzBee is missing.
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