CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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October 5, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What resources could a reporter use to fact check a science-based news story?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What is the purpose of the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)? What questions would you ask a scientist about the images taken by the SDO? How could scientists convey information about the size and significance of the solar flares to the general public?
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Why has Denmark raised taxes on some types of food? What do you think that the food industry might say about this tax? Do you think that this tax will alter Danish consumers' eating habits? Why or why not?
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Why do you think that Hawaii has sanctioned surfing as a school sport? What do you think might be the costs associated with Hawaii's proposed high school surfing program? What sports are popular at your school? Why do you think that these sports are popular there?
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