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Thursday 17 September 2015


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population | development | health
Read the article in The Guardian newspaper with the title Life Expectancy in the UK: England's richest people 'live eight years longer than the country's poorest' Use the article to answer the following questions: How much Read more...

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Thursday 10 September 2015


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Scotland | Primary school | Ross and Cromarty | off-grid | renewable energy
Read the article: Remote school with just five pupils needs a new teacher Use the article to answer the following questions: Where is Scoraig? How can people travel to Scoraig from the 'outside world'? What facilities exist Read more...

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Thursday 27 August 2015


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Switzerland | Italy | Alps | train | tunnel | transportation
Read the article about: New world record tunnel through the Alps Answer the following questions: In which country is this new world record tunnel? How long is the tunnel? What was the economic cost of the tunnel? What was the human cost Read more...

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Thursday 16 July 2015


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renewable energy | solar power | energy | energy effeciency | Wales
 Read the article in the Guardian newspaper: Britain's first 'energy positive' house opens in Wales   Where is the energy positive house located? How long did the house take to build? Why is this new house referred Read more...
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