In the News, July 5th, 2019

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This is a podcast which picks up a few interesting things that have appeared in the news in recent weeks. In this episode we have stories from science, world news, and sport.

In our first story, we learn that cockroaches are getting stronger and can resist pesticides.

You can find out more about this here:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jul/03/cockroaches-could-soon-be-almost-impossible-to-kill-with-pesticides

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-44296-y?_ga=2.267313803.46422805.1562118047-614017950.1562118047

In world news we hear about a nuclear-powered Russian submarine which has sunk in the Arctic. This is a concerning story. You can read more about this here:

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-russia-submersible-incident-nuclear/putin-after-three-days-says-fire-hit-russian-submarine-was-nuclear-powered-idUKKCN1TZ0I3

http://www.world-nuclear.org/information-library/non-power-nuclear-applications/transport/nuclear-powered-ships.aspx

And finally, in sport, we check in on developments in the AFL. How are Essendon doing now that season is moving towards the end? You can find out by following these links:

https://www.essendonfc.com.au/video/2019-06-27/rd-15-highlights

https://www.afl.com.au/

Worksheet Answers:

  1. D 2. A 3. C

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