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(CNN Student News) -- January 6, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How would you design a media campaign to maximize awareness in your community about the importance of participating in the U.S. census?

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Security Meeting

What statement did President Barack Obama make yesterday regarding an attempted Christmas Day attack on an airplane?

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What is your opinion of President Obama's response?

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Yemen 101

What was your impression of Yemen before seeing the report in today's program? How was Yemen described in the report? Was there anything about the country that surprised you?

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According to the segment, why is Yemen important to the rest of the world?

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How would you define a "failed state"? What impact do you think that a nation's status as a failed state might have on its relationship with the international community?

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2010 Census

What is the U.S. census? What are some ways that data from the census is used?

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What shifts are expected in the U.S. House of Representatives as a result of this year's census?

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According to the report: What are some challenges that the U.S. Commerce Department faces in conducting the census? How does Commerce Secretary Gary Locke respond to these concerns?

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Why do you think that someone might not want to be counted by the census?

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Problem Solving Predators

What is the role of apex predators in the environment? What might happen if these predators aren't present?

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According to the program: What problems have ground squirrels caused in one California county? How have county officials responded to the squirrels' overpopulation?

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What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of the different methods mentioned in the report for controlling rodent populations?

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