News item and word games update!

09-Sep-2010

MEC Editor, Kerstin Schneider, writes:

Insects could feed a meat-hungry world

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about a policy paper by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations which is considering the environmental benefits of eating insects.

You can find this story in the News Items section on your Work Area screen.

August word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘words or expressions about computers and the internet’ (Easy), ‘verbs you can use in different situations instead of ‘see” (Average) and ‘words or expressions meaning changed in quality or quantity’ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘words to describe things’ (Easy), ‘family members’ (Average) and ‘things people do’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘adjectives describing people’s appearance’ (Easy), ‘words relating to food’ (Average) and ‘adjectives describing character’ (Difficult).

There are new Crosswords and Bridge Builders at all levels too.

Visit the Word Games area to find them all.

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