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Florida fights Zika virus by releasing thousands of bacteria-infected mosquitoes

Časi in ostale glagolske oblike: postavi glagol v oklepaju v pravilno obliko (aktiv ali pasiv). / Verb forms: put the verb in brackets into the correct form, active or passive. Thousands of mosquitoes have been infected with a bacteria that will stop them reproducing and released in Florida Keys, in a bid to prevent outbreaks… Preberi več

German scientist discovers X-rays

Vezniške besede: postavi ustrezno besedo/besedno zvezo iz tabele na prazno mesto v besedilu. / Linking words: Fill in each gap with a suitable word or expression from the box. yet consequently for example ultimately initially owing to as a result whether in fact such as On this day… Preberi več

Say It; Don’t Spray It. Speaking Spreads the Flu, Too.

Vezniške besede: postavi ustrezno besedo/besedno zvezo iz tabele na prazno mesto v besedilu (vsaka tabela za en odstavek). / Linking words: Fill in each gap with a suitable word or expression from the box (each box for one paragraph only). in addition during in other words so although… Preberi več

How do we know how far away the stars are?

Dopolni manjkajoča mesta v besedilu z ustreznimi samostalniki iz tabele. length parsec orbit degree feat distance triangle background The closest star, Proxima Centauri, is 4.24 light-years away. A light-year is 9.44 trillion km, or 5.88 trillion miles. That is an incredibly large _______________ (1). Walking to Proxima Centauri… Preberi več

Was the Myth of the “Dumb” Dodo Just Busted?

(Adapted from http://www.britannica.com) The dodo (Raphus cucullatus), an extinct flightless bird of Mauritius, serves as one of a handful of iconic extinct species ____________________ (1) as an enduring symbol of ignorance. (Perhaps you’ve heard the phrases “dumb as a dodo” or “don’t be a dodo” tossed around in… Preberi več