• Reading Levels 3 - 5

Could we soon be mining the moon?

Getting rare materials from the ground into your phone is ugly. The mining industry is responsible for pollution and the destruction of entire landscapes. But what if we could replace the mining industry with a clean, harmless process? Here, Bloomberg explores how this might be possible through space mining – and visits the country making it happen.

Continue Reading

The Day is an independent, online, subscription-based news publication for schools, focusing on the big global issues beneath the headlines. Our dedicated newsroom writes news, features, polls, quizzes, translations… activities to bring the wider world into the classroom. Through the news we help children and teachers develop the thinking, speaking and writing skills to build a better world. Our stories are a proven cross-curricular resource published at five different reading levels for ages 5 to 19. The Day has a loyal and growing membership in over 70 countries and its effectiveness is supported by case studies and teacher endorsements.

Start your free trial Already have an account? Log in / register