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KET's weekly current events program for grades 4-8
With host Missy Johnston
November 15, 2012

* China’s Congress Convenes with New Leadership
How China’s National People’s Congress is Elected from About.com
China’s National Congress Comes to a Close from The New York Times
China from National Geographic for Kids
How China is Ruled from BBC News: Asia

* Record Number of Congress-Women Heading to D.C. in 2013
Congress for Kids Legislative Branch
Legislative Branch Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids
Record Number of Women Elected to U.S. Congress from VOANews.com

* President to Make Historic Pre-Thanksgiving Asian Tour
Association of Southeast Asian Nations Official Website
President to Visit Burma from USA Today
Myanmar (Burma) from National Geographic

* Hyacinth Taking Over Kenya’s Lake Victoria
The Challenge from Water-Hyacinth.com
Save the Lakes of the World Kenya’s Lake Victoria
Background Note: Kenya from the U.S. Department of State

* Methane on Mars
What is methane gas? from Science News for Kids
Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity
Mars for Kids from KidsAstronomy.com

* Cardio Kool Kids Aiming to Help Kids Get Healthy
Cardio Kool Kids Official Website

* Solar-Powered Trees in Singapore
Singapore’s Super-Trees from CNN.com
Gardens by the Bay Singapore
Singapore from the CIA World Factbook

* Ping-Pong Playing Robot on Display
Could This Robot Beat You at Ping Pong? from CNN.com
Chinese Researchers Create Ping-Pong Playing Robots from Engadget.com 2011

* Earth Trek: Drakensberg, South Africa
South Africa Kwazulu-Natal
South Africa Discover Our Drakensberg
South Africa from the CIA World Factbook

* Taronga Conservation Society, Australia
Taronga Conservation Society Home Page
About Australia from Australia.gov.au
November 15, 2012
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