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CURRENT EVENT | MAY 31, 2022

Kid News: Cat Emotions

A new app uses artificial intelligence technology to help cat owners understand how their pet is feeling. The Tably app can be helpful for cat owners and for veterinary clinics, but some veterinarians don’t believe it is necessary. Listen to learn more about how the app was created and how it works.

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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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