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Remembering MLK

January 1, 2021

Black people have been treated unfairly in the United States. Martin Luther King Jr. fought against unfair laws. Learn more about King and how he helped our country and its people.  A Better Future King wanted his kids to live…

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History

Famous Firsts

January 1, 2021

February is Black History Month. Here are four firsts in Black history. These famous people led the way. She won a big match. Althea Gibson was the first Black tennis champion at Wimbledon. She won the big match in…

Technology

Measuring Tools

December 25, 2020

We measure things every day. Measurement helps us learn about our world. It helps us complete tasks. And it helps us get things right. There are many different tools for measuring. Take a look. A stopwatch measures time. Ready? Go!…

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History

Measuring over Time

December 25, 2020

Measurements have been used throughout history. But in the past, people had different ways of measuring than we do today. They used different tools. Tools of the Past Long ago, people didn’t have rulers and scales. They had other ways…

Animals

A Powerful Predator

December 18, 2020

Sharks are at the top of the ocean food chain. The great white shark is one of the deadliest and most powerful. It is a predator. It eats other animals, such as sea lions, seals, and dolphins. Here’s how a…

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Environment

An Ocean Food Chain

December 18, 2020

A food chain shows how energy passes from one living thing to another. The great white shark is at the top of the ocean food chain. Read on to learn more. 1.The Sun Light from the sun gives plants energy.…

World

Let's Play A Game

December 4, 2020

Do you have a favorite game? Kids play different games all around the world. Take a look. Hopping Around Look at these girls playing hopscotch. They drew the board with chalk. These girls are hopping in Serbia. Jump to the…

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Entertainment

Rock, Paper, Scissors

December 4, 2020

Kids everywhere play rock, paper, scissors. The game is very old. It is said that people played it 2,000 years ago, in China. Ready to try it out? Grab a partner and go. 1. First, find a family member…

Health

Let's Feel Good!

November 27, 2020

It’s important to keep your body and mind healthy. Here are a few ways you can take care of yourself. Wash your hands. Wash your hands often. Use soap and warm water. Washing your hands will help keep you from…

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Health

Be Happy!

November 27, 2020

Feeling blue? There are things you can do to feel happier. Try these tips to cheer yourself up. You can do these things every day. They will help you feel better. And that feeling might last longer than you expect.…

Community

Happy Holidays!

November 20, 2020

December is a festive time of year. The month is full of holidays. Each has its own traditions. Do you celebrate any of these December holidays? Some people celebrate Hanukkah. This holiday is known as the Festival of Lights. It…

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World

New Year, Old Traditions

November 20, 2020

The New Year is celebrated all around the world. Here are some New Year traditions. Into the Sea Running into the ocean is a New Year’s Day tradition in the Netherlands and Canada. A Sweet Start In Germany, it is…

Science

Wet and Dry

November 13, 2020

There is a big difference between a rainforest and a desert. Water! Water makes a rainforest wet and green. But a desert gets very little water. That is why it is dry. Read on to compare these two habitats. The…

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Animals

Arctic Life

November 13, 2020

The Arctic is one of the coldest habitats on Earth. Animals there have thick fur. Some have a layer of fat to keep them warm. Here’s how Arctic animals survive. Furry animals make the most of their coats. The Arctic…

United States

Biden Wins

November 9, 2020

Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential election. He is a former vice president of the United States. He will become the 46th U.S. president. Election Day was November 3. Four days later, the Associated Press made an announcement. Joe…

United States

A Big Election

November 4, 2020

People voted for president on November 3. They also voted for members of Congress. There are two main candidates running for president. They are President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden. So far, there is no winner in…

World

Breaking Bread

October 23, 2020

Bread is a food made from flour and water. People have been eating bread for thousands of years. Different cultures make their own types of bread. Take a bread tour of the world. Pumpernickel is from Germany. This bread is…

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World

How to Make Tortillas

October 23, 2020

A tortilla is a type of flatbread. Tortillas are an important part of Mexican food. Check out how a corn tortilla is made. Start with corn flour and water. Corn flour is ground corn. Make dough. Mix the…

Science

All About Energy

October 16, 2020

Energy makes things work, grow, and move. It is passed from one person or thing to another. Energy can come from many different places. Ready to power up? Read on to learn more about energy. Move It to Use It …

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Technology

Let's Go Solar!

October 16, 2020

Have you noticed solar panels on top of a building? They use the sun’s energy. They turn it into electricity that people can use. Take a look! 1. Sunlight hits the solar panels. 2. The panels have tiny…

Arts

In the Orchestra

October 9, 2020

An orchestra is a big group of people who play music together. It is led by a conductor. He or she helps the musicians create music. Read on to learn more about the instruments in the orchestra. Find out how…

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Arts

Violin in the Spotlight

October 9, 2020

The violin is a stringed instrument. It is the smallest instrument in the string family. Learn about the parts of a violin. 1. Neck A player holds the violin by the neck. He or she presses the strings in different…

Animals

Animal Defenses

October 2, 2020

Animals have clever defenses. These defenses protect them from attackers. The attackers are called predators. Let’s find out how animals keep themselves safe from predators. What’s That Smell? Skunks have a stinky secret. They spray a bad odor. It keeps…

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Animals

Animal Colors

October 2, 2020

Animals are colorful creatures. Often, an animal’s coloring helps it stay alive. Take a look! These baby birds have bright red mouths. The flash of color tells the parents, “I am hungry!” Look at this lizard’s blue tongue. The color…

United States

Who Will Be President?

September 18, 2020

On November 3, Americans will vote for president of the United States. They might vote for Donald Trump. He is president now. They might vote for Joe Biden. He hopes to become president. Donald Trump President Donald Trump was born…

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Animals

How Animals Vote

September 18, 2020

Humans vote. But did you know that some groups of animals vote too? Here are four animals that vote. Read how they do it. Meerkats Meerkats search for food together. They can vote for the group to search faster.…

Environment

From Seed to Fruit

September 11, 2020

A pumpkin is a type of squash. It can take four months for this fall fruit to grow. Take a look! 1. Plant the Seed A giant pumpkin begins as a tiny seed. The seed goes into the soil. …

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Environment

So Colorful!

September 11, 2020

Fall is a season of change. As the weather gets colder, acorns, apples, pumpkins, and leaves change color. Take a look. Acorns turn brown. Chipmunks gather and eat acorns. They store them for the winter. Apples turn red. Apples…