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CURRENT EVENT | JUNE 8, 2022

Miniature Golf Alerts Players to Climate Change

Contemplating a future with climate change can be scary and discouraging. In Brooklyn, New York, creators of a mini golf course have integrated education about climate change into a fun, leisurely activity in order to alleviate some of the gloom that surrounds the topic. Listen to learn about a creative way of spreading the word about climate change and the impact it’s having on visitors.

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Story Length: 3:32

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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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