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August 21, 2013
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Media Literacy Question of the Day:
What's a better source of information about a scientific study: a news report or the original scientific paper? What are the pros and cons of each?
Key Concepts: Identify or explain these subjects from today's show:
1. foreign aid
3. electrical charge
Fast Facts: How well were you listening to today's program?
1. The United States is considering cutting aid to what North African country?
2. In what U.S. state is the Beaver Creek wildfire threatening homes?
3. Members of what undefeated 1972 NFL team visited the White House on Tuesday?
1. In your opinion, what factors should the U.S. consider when deciding whether to offer aid to another country?
2. How might fire officials prioritize where and how to combat a widespread wildfire?
3. What roles do spiders play in their environment? Why might scientists want to study spider webs and how spiders catch their prey?
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