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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 Mosquitoes see red, which may be why they find us so appealing Science News For Students 4/1/2022 7.6 View
4/19/2022 Kitchen sponges are bacteria’s dream home Science News For Students 4/11/2022 8.0 View
4/26/2022 In an emergency, you may want to see Dr. Dog Science News For Students 4/13/2022 7.1 View
5/10/2022 Cellulose may keep ice cream from turning gritty in your freezer Science News For Students 5/4/2022 6.8 View
5/23/2022 Your bloodstream may be littered with the plastic you’ve eaten Science News For Students 5/11/2022 7.5 View
5/31/2022 Monstrous mammals would break the body rules Science News For Students 5/17/2022 6.3 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
6/13/2022 Coastal cities around the world are sinking, satellite data show Science News For Students 6/3/2022 7.5 View
9/20/2022 Laser light transformed plastic into tiny diamonds Science News For Explorers 9/14/2022 7.6 View
1/17/2023 Why dandelions are so good at widely spreading their seeds Science News Explores 1/9/2023 5.6 View
1/10/2023 Meet the newest additions to the metric system Science News Explores 1/3/2023 7.3 View
1/2/2023 Some young fruit flies’ eyeballs literally pop out of their heads Science News Explores 12/16/2022 7.1 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