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Afghanistan: Its Geography and Development
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In 1992 a civil war in Afghanistan turned the country upside down. It also littered the country with landmines. In this public radio story we hear...
Ancient Greek in Modern Day Culture
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We owe a lot to Ancient Greek civilization. Everything from architecture to medicine to music, is based on Greek culture. This public radio story...
Animal Emotions in Literature
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From Shiloh to Lassie and Old Yeller, young adult literature is full of stories about friendship between people and man’s best friend - dogs. People...
Anti-Semitism in 21st-century Germany
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A rising tide of anti-Jewish sentiment has the German government chastising Germans for their prejudice. Anti-Semitism is a particularly volatile...
Are We Safer After 9/11?
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2018
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On September 11, 2001 nineteen terrorists checked in for flights, boarded four planes and then hijacked them. The use of our own air travel system to...
Bees and Electric Fields
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2018
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Flowers have many ways of attracting bees for the purpose of pollination. These include various colors, patterns and shapes. Recently scientists have...
Artificial Photosynthesis
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2018
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While humans need food and water to survive, plants are able to get their energy from the sun through a process known as photosynthesis. Engineers...
Before the Black Death
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2018
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Scientists have now figured out the genetic code to one of the oldest known plagues. This public radio story describes what may have been the first...
Between Two Worlds: Aleppo
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  • 3-5, MS, HS
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The civil war endangers cultural artifacts in Syria. Aleppo, Syria largest cities and one of the worlds oldest continually inhabited urban areas is...
Beyond Our Solar System
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2018
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Audio lesson on: Gravity keeps our feet on the ground, it creates a curve ball, and it can also be used to find new planets. The star at the center...