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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
11/10/2021 Money rules of thumb can be handy NerdWallet 12/24/2020 7.1 View
11/16/2021 A growing share of teens feels lonely at school Science News For Students 11/5/2021 7.1 View
4/6/2022 Man finds ‘alien’ that looks like ‘dehaired possum’ with claws washed up on Australia beach USA Today 3/31/2022 7.1 View
4/26/2022 In an emergency, you may want to see Dr. Dog Science News For Students 4/13/2022 7.1 View
11/8/2021 NASA’s Perseverance rover grabbed its first Martian rocks Science News For Students 11/1/2021 7.0 View
12/1/2021 Software makes cyberbullies think twice Smithsonian Tween Tribune 10/10/2020 7.0 View
2/7/2022 The ‘Doomsday’ glacier may soon trigger a dramatic sea-level rise Science News For Students 1/24/2022 7.0 View
2/15/2022 Nodding off may turn your creativity on Science News For Students 1/26/2022 7.0 View
3/29/2022 Scientists Say: Machine learning Science News For Students 3/21/2022 7.0 View
6/3/2022 Teen Babysitters Are Charging $30 an Hour—Because They Can The Wall Street Journal 5/19/2022 7.0 View
10/11/2021 Bubba Wallace becomes 1st Black driver to win NASCAR Cup Series since 1963 CNN 10/4/2021 6.9 View
10/12/2021 Starting schools later leads to less tardiness, fewer ‘zombies’ Science News For Students 10/5/2021 6.9 View
12/14/2021 Meat-eating bees have something in common with vultures Science News For Students 12/8/2021 6.9 View