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CURRENT EVENT | JANUARY 19, 2022

Digitally Unwrapped Mummy Reveals Surprises

The mummy of ancient Egyption pharaoh Amenhotep I is the only mummy never to have been unwrapped in modern times. However, scientists have been able to use a CT scan to digitally unwrap the mummy and find out new details about Amenhotep I. Listen to hear what surprise the digital unwrapping revealed and learn how this project can help modern science.

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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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