Teaching overview

Learning points

  • The London Taxi Company has opened a factory in the UK that makes electric taxis.
  • A rare, pygmy hippo has been born at Taronga Zoo in Australia.
  • Images from a satellite have been transformed into a video that shows a flight over the planet Mars.

Curriculum keywords

  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Animals
  • Space

Spark a discussion

  • Why are electric taxis better for the environment than diesel taxis?
  • What are the differences between regular hippos and pygmy hippos?
  • How did NASA take pictures of the planet Mars?

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