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(CNN Student News) -- February 28, 2011

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What experience and education do you think might be required for a reporter who specializes in covering news stories about space?

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Libya Unrest

What actions has the United Nations Security Council taken with regard to Libya? How do you think that Libya's government might respond to these actions?

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What do you think is the purpose of the U.N. sanctions against Libya? In your opinion, how might these sanctions affect the Libyan people and the nation's government, if at all?

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Budget Battle

What is collective bargaining? What items do you think may be negotiated through collective bargaining?

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What statements did Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Wisconsin state Representative Peter Barca make in the report with regard to a budget controversy in that state? What is your reaction to their statements? In your opinion, how should the budget situation in Wisconsin be resolved?

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Shuttle Missions

How much does a space shuttle flight cost? What does a NASA official say in the segment about why the agency scheduled an additional mission for Atlantis? How have critics of the space shuttle program responded to this mission? With which side do you agree, and why?

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According to the program, when is the space shuttle program scheduled to end? What may take the place of the space shuttle in future missions to the international space station? In your opinion, what may be the pros and cons of using Russian and private commercial rockets for these missions?

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Your Black History Month Heroes

Who were some of the people that students nominated to a fictional national Black History Hall of Fame? What were some of these people's accomplishments?

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If you were selected to create an exhibit for a black history museum, what topic would you select, and why? What items would you want to include in your exhibit? Explain.

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