CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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January 25, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
A political address can be spoken live, recorded beforehand, or released in print. What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of each of these methods of delivery?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What is the purpose of the State of the Union address? What issues would you want mentioned in the State of the Union speech? What advantages and disadvantages does a president have when delivering a speech in a live broadcast?
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What is a solar storm? How could a recent solar storm affect Earth? What scientific terms does CNN's Rob Marciano use in his report? Why do you think that scientists develop these terms? How do you think that these terms might affect your learning about science?
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What are the function and limitations of the technology seen in the segment involving New York's police? What have supporters and critics said about this technology? What is your opinion? Can you think of other uses for this technology?
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