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CURRENT EVENT | NOVEMBER 30, 2021

Kid News: Underwater Art Museum

Ready to go to the museum? Just grab a bathing suit and goggles! A new underwater art museum features giant statues placed on the ocean floor off the coast of Cyprus, a small island nation in the Mediterranean Sea. The artist who created this underwater sculpture park, and many others around the world, wants visitors to dive beneath the waves, explore the art, and develop an appreciation for the world’s oceans. Listen to learn more about underwater art museums and why they were created.

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Listening Comprehension Questions

  • What was one of Malala Yousafzai’s first experiences with the dangers of religious extremism?
  • After miraculously surviving her attack, what has Malala focused her work on?
  • What is the message that Malala is trying to send to those in power?
  • What does Malala want to do in the future?
  • What are the goals of Malala’s mission to support girls?

Discussion Themes

  • What is your opinion on Malala’s message about the power of education?
  • Why do you think that ISIS might want to silence people like Malala?

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