TITLE

Know the News

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;1/8/2010, Vol. 79 Issue 13, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A quiz about various topics featured within the issue, such as the spread of snakes in the U.S. and the participation of children in the FIRST robot contests in 2010, is presented.
ACCESSION #
47278303

 

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