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(CNN Student News) -- March 30, 2009

1. According to North Korea, what is the goal of the country's planned satellite launch in early April? What claim has U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates made about this launch?

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2. What concerns have U.S. officials expressed in regard to North Korea's planned launch? What options is the U.S. weighing with regard to North Korea's planned launch? What action has the U.S. Navy taken in advance of the launch?

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3. In your opinion: What might be the potential benefits and drawbacks for North Korea of launching a ballistic missile? How should the U.S. react if North Korea launches the missile? Explain.

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4. What is the status of flooding in North Dakota? According to the report, how did residents of North Dakota respond to the flooding?

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5. What other severe weather events took place this past weekend around the U.S.? What states were affected by these events?

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6. According to the program: What decision has a Florida school district made with regard to advertisements in public schools? What are the details of this decision? How have some responded to the school board's action?

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7. In your opinion, should schools allow businesses to place advertisements on school property? Why or why not?

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8. What is Second Life?

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9. According to the report: How are Imperial College London medical students using Second Life? What do the college's professors hope that Second Life will accomplish?

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10. Can you think of any other ways that Second Life might be used for educational purposes? Explain.

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