Latest issue highlights
The world is shutting down. Narendra Modi is the prime minister of India. His announcement of a 21-day lockdown for his country’s 1.3 billion people is unprecedented. It follows similar actions taken in Italy, Spain and France. School closures are affecting 87% of the world’s schoolchildren. In this issue, we explain how and why the Covid-19 virus has spread so quickly, the purpose of lockdowns and what the future may hold.
Also in this issue:
- Namibia’s 30th anniversary*
- Nazareth Inscription marble
- Pyramid of light explained
- Nile dam dispute*
- Curing New Zealand’s kakapos*
- Greenland’s melting icecap
- First virtual G20*
- Comic-book artist dies*
- Nowruz: start of spring*
- Saint Patrick’s Day*
- Manatee appreciation*
- Glossary Crossword and
- Wordsearch Puzzle
…and much more!
(those with an * have accompanying activities/worksheets).
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