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  • Hands-on, heads-up, hearts-in learning permeates INSPIRE Day

    Hands-on, heads-up, hearts-in learning permeates INSPIRE Day

    Sept. 18, 2017 - The Norman Borlaug Boyhood Home is located 14 miles south of Cresco in northeast Iowa. The site served as an outdoor classroom Friday for more than 250 fifth graders for INSPIRE Day. Students literally walked in the footsteps of Dr. Norman Borlaug (1914-2009). He was awarded the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize. He saved one billion lives. He developed disease resistant strains of wheat and worked with farmers to increase yields.

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  • Cassini

    Cassini's final plunge into Saturn has begun

    Sept. 12, 2017 - Normally NASA is counting down to a launch from planet Earth. This week the countdown clock is ticking away for an out of this world event. The Cassini spacecraft is in its last orbit around Saturn, Orbit #293. It's the start of Cassini's final plunge into Saturn's atmosphere. The mission will culminate on Friday morning when its signal is lost.

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  • Hands-on, heads-up, hearts-in learning permeates INSPIRE Day

    Hands-on, heads-up, hearts-in learning permeates INSPIRE Day

    Sept. 18, 2017 - The Norman Borlaug Boyhood Home is 14 miles south of Cresco in northeast Iowa. The site served as an outdoor classroom Friday. More than 250 fifth graders attended INSPIRE Day. Students literally walked in the footsteps of Dr. Norman Borlaug (1914-2009). He was awarded the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize. He saved one billion lives. He developed disease resistant strains of wheat. He worked with farmers to increase yields.

    Read More
  • Cassini

    Cassini's final plunge into Saturn has begun

    Sept. 12, 2017 - Normally NASA is counting down to a launch from planet Earth. This week the countdown clock is ticking away for an out-of-this-world event. The Cassini spacecraft is in its last orbit around Saturn, Orbit #293. It's the start of Cassini's final plunge into Saturn's atmosphere. The mission will culminate on Friday morning when its signal is lost.

    Read More

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If the population of the United States is 320 million, what percent of that number is represented by the population of Ireland?
about 15 percent
about 5 percent
about 1.5 percent
 
 
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