Enjoy this week’s roundup of selected stories from God’s World News—the unique Christian current events program for kids. Help your children learn to read age-appropriate news stories critically, to sift for the truth, and to relate knowledge and biblical wisdom to daily life.
New Gerber Baby
One-year-old Kairi Yang from North Carolina is Gerber’s 2019 spokesbaby. This year’s contest had the most entries ever—544,000. Contest officials said the winner has “the look of wonder in her eyes.” Read more: https://kids.wng.org/node/3966
Race Against Bugs
Loggers are cutting down ash trees in a race against a fast-spreading beetle called the emerald ash borer. The non-native bug is chewing its way through trees from Maine to Colorado. Read more: https://kids.wng.org/node/39638
Goodbye, Mr. Merryman
Jerry Merryman was one of three men who invented the handheld calculator. He designed the circuits for the new invention in just three days while working for Texas Instruments. Mr. Merryman, 86, passed away February 27. Read more: https://kids.wng.org/node/3972
Sinking Sand in Iran
The area around Tehran, Iran, is literally sinking. Stressed by a 30-year drought and hollowed out by excessive water pumping, the parched landscape near Iran’s capital has begun to open in massive sinkholes. Read more: http://teen.wng.org/node/5204
Granny Jela’s Cooking Show
An unlikely celebrity is cooking up traditional Serbian food on YouTube. Granny Jela (69-year-old Jelena Petrovic) has put her life-long experience to good use by launching an online cooking tutorial from her home kitchen. Fans are eating it up. Read more: https://teen.wng.org/node/5206
Coyote Fur in Demand
Coyote fur is high fashion, and demand for pelts continues to grow. The animals’ pelts provide lush trim on the hoods of stylish winter parkas. Read more: http://teen.wng.org/node/5202
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