CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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November 21, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
In your view, at what point does scientific research become newsworthy?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What is the purpose of Congress' "super committee"? Why do you think it has been challenging for the committee to reach an agreement on reducing the government's deficit? What do you think will happen if the committee fails?
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Who is Saif al-Islam Gadhafi? Why do Libyan officials and the International Criminal Court (ICC) want to put him on trial? Why do you think the location of the trial matters to Libyan officials and the ICC? What arguments can you think of on both sides?
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What was Aidan Dwyer's idea regarding solar panel design? How does he say that his idea for a solar panel is different than flat solar panels? Can you think of other ways in which inventors have or could mimic designs found in nature?
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