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This index lists the title, publication, and publication date for past articles posted to izzit.org, along with the full text of the accompanying discussion questions. Due to copyright restrictions, we do not archive articles on izzit.org. In most cases it is possible to retrieve articles by doing a web search for the title of the article. Please email currentevents@izzit.org if you need assistance.

Please Note: Current Events lessons are archived for ONE YEAR. A year after posting, the article link and questions will be automatically DELETED from our archive. If you like a lesson and want to use it again in the future, SAVE it to your computer, or print it.

izzit.org Post Date Article Title Publisher Date Published Readablility Discussion Questions
4/5/2022 A disinfectant made from sawdust knocks out deadly microbes Science News For Students 3/25/2022 7.2 View
4/12/2022 A key inflation gauge sets 40-year high as gas and food soar AP News 3/30/2022 10.9 View
9/29/2022 A Nation Tries to Banish Jargon. If Only It Were That Simple The Wall Street Journal 9/18/2022 11.5 View
1/31/2022 A prehistoric eruption has helped recalibrate our timeline of human origins in Africa NPR 1/22/2022 9.4 View
3/11/2022 A Russian gymnast faces disciplinary action for wearing a 'Z' symbol on a podium NPR 3/7/2022 14.9 View
1/10/2023 A Saudi Rave Sparks Debate Wall Street Journal 12/31/2022 11.5 View
11/18/2022 A secretive Space Force plane completed its longest mission yet NPR 11/12/2022 12.4 View
10/27/2022 A shocking way to eliminate weeds Herald & Review 10/13/2022 7.1 View
11/3/2022 A sleeping giant in the energy debate World Magazine 10/13/2022 12.4 View
6/7/2022 A star called ‘Earendel’ could be the most distant ever seen Science News For Students 5/30/2022 7.5 View
5/27/2022 A surge in Navy deserters could be a sign of a bigger problem for the military NPR 5/21/2022 11.1 View
5/16/2022 A Team Up to End the Password wired.com 5/7/2022 11.2 View
12/15/2022 A Texas Culture Clash: Dueling Parades over the Meaning of Christmas The Washington Post 12/4/2022 9.1 View
12/20/2022 A tool as small as a human cell can scan for contaminants and more Science News Explores 12/9/2022 8.1 View