Every week in our newsletter, we feature a family-friendly current event to help your kids cultivate the habits of great citizens. We call this Hot Chocolate and Current Events because we believe that chocolate—in any form—can help facilitate enthusiasm for learning!
This week, we’re headed to Europe to discuss the European Union’s highest court and bees. What do the two have to do with each other?
Neonicotinoids are chemicals used in agriculture. In an attempt to protect crops, these chemicals also kill insects. The European Union is a political and economic organization of 28 member states.
First, read this report from the BBC.
Second, find Luxembourg on a map (it’s where the ECJ is headquartered).
Next, answer the following discussion questions.