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(CNN Student News) -- February 11, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How do you think that gaining media attention might impact a philanthropic organization?

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Urban Economy Meeting

According to the program: Who did President Barack Obama meet with yesterday at the White House? What was the purpose of this meeting?

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In your opinion, what role, if any, might community leaders play in the political process? Explain.

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Greek Workers Strike

According to the program: What actions has Greece's government proposed to try to solve the country's financial crisis? How have Greek workers reacted to these proposals?

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Why do you think that workers in Greece went on strike for only one day? What do you think might be the advantages and disadvantages of a shorter walkout versus a longer one?

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Studying the Sun

What are solar flares? What impact can solar flares have on the Earth?

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According to the report, how is NASA planning to learn more about the sun and its atmosphere?

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Do you think that it is important for NASA to study the sun? Why or why not?

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Making a Difference

What charity did Jessica Markowitz found? What is the purpose of this charity? What inspired Markowitz to found the charity?

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According to the segment: What are some ways that Markowitz raises funds for her charity? How does she plan on using these funds?

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If you could start a non-profit organization, what would be its purpose? How would you attempt to raise money for your organization?

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