CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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October 31, 2011

Media Literacy Question of the Day
What pictures would you show to effectively tell a news story about a winter storm? Whom would you interview about the impact of the storm and why?
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Daily Discussion Questions
How do you think that state and local governments prepare for winter storms? What do you think are some of the challenges presented by a storm that comes early in the season?
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What do you know about the Statue of Liberty? Why do you think that the statue includes a torch, a crown and a broken chain? If you have visited the Statue of Liberty, what do you remember about your visit? Do you think the planned installation of new webcams will increase interest in the landmark? Why or why not?
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What is the purpose of a new satellite launched by NASA on Friday? How do you think that scientists and others might be able to use the data collected by this satellite? Do you think the potential benefits will be worth the cost? If you could design an experiment for space, what would be its purpose?
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Why do you think that some people enjoy haunted houses? Do you enjoy visiting haunted houses or watching scary movies? Why or why not?
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