World population reaches seven billion


This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about the rapidly growing world population. The UN calculates that the world’s population has reached seven billion.

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

November word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘places in or around the house‘ (Easy), ‘items that can be used when you are camping’ (Average) and ‘adjectives describing build’ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘words related to shopping’ (Easy), ‘words related to money’ (Average) and ‘materials’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘office items’ (Easy), ‘travelling by plane’ (Average) and ‘words meaning “miserable”’ (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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