Sea slug animal or plant

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Sea Slug: Animal or Plant?

Small green sea slugs puzzle scientists because they can survive in fresh water. Scientists have discovered that slugs use photosynthesis like plants which leaves scientists wondering if the sea slug is an animal or plant. Listen to learn how these tiny creatures are teaching us more about how DNA effects how these slugs live.

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Story Length: 4:56

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Listening Comprehension Questions

  • In what ways did Andrew Carnegie’s libraries serve their communities?
  • How did Carnegie benefit from a library when he was growing up?
  • Which personality traits helped propel Carnegie from poverty to riches? Bring specific details from the story to support your ideas.
  • According to Carnegie, what should rich people do with their money and why? Why was Carnegie known as both generous and “brutal”?

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  • In your opinion, what should really rich people do with their fortunes?
  • What does it take for a person to rise from “rags to riches”?

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