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Environment

Forest Life

November 24, 2020

Daniel Nepstad is an ecologist. He studies the Amazon rainforest. It’s in South America. The Amazon is home to millions of species of plants and animals. But deforestation is a threat to the area. Last year, wildfires burned there. Here…

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Environment

Jungle Layers

November 24, 2020

The rainforest is a wet, warm habitat. Many types of plants and animals live here. There are four different layers in the Amazon rainforest. Learn about them here. The top layer of the rainforest is the Emergent layer. This level…

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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…

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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…

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Health

Vaccine Race

October 15, 2020

Scientists are in a hurry to develop a coronavirus vaccine. Vaccines protect people from disease. A vaccine would save lives. It would help end the coronavirus pandemic. A vaccine works by building our immunity to a virus. “It teaches the…

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United States

Remembering Ruth

October 15, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a Supreme Court justice. She died on September 18, in Washington, D.C. She was 87. Ginsburg had been a justice since 1993. She was the second woman to sit on the nation’s top court. She fought…

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History

Historic Discovery

October 15, 2020

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered 27 wooden coffins. The coffins were buried about 2,500 years ago. They were found in an ancient burial site. Some were discovered in early September. Others were found later in the month. Archaeologists are continuing…

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Entertainment

To the Moon and Back

October 15, 2020

Over the Moon is an animated movie musical. It follows a girl named Fei Fei. She is smart and determined. And she loves science. Fei Fei is on a quest to find Chang’e. Chang’e is the moon goddess in Chinese…

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Entertainment

Colorful Memories

October 15, 2020

Sili Recio grew up in the Dominican Republic. She has written a picture book. It is called If Dominican Were a Color. It is based on her childhood memories. The book describes the country’s culture. It describes the different colors…

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Technology

Speak, Fido!

October 15, 2020

Imagine you’re out for a walk with your family. A strange dog comes up to you. It nudges you with its snout. It barks at you. You’re confused. But there’s something you don’t know: This dog has special training.…

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Community

The Life of a Service Dog

October 15, 2020

Service dogs are an important part of society. They are trained to help people with disabilities. Canine Companions for Independence trains service dogs. The group has been around since 1975. Since its founding, it has placed more than 6,200 service…

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Arts

Telling Stories

October 15, 2020

Writers work on all sorts of things. They create the books we read, the games we play, the songs we listen to, and more. Meet four professional writers. Each does a different type of writing. Writing a World Video games…

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Entertainment

How to Write Funny

October 15, 2020

Theresa Julian wrote The Joke Machine. It is a book about how to write jokes. Here are three of her tips and some examples. Study them. Then write a few jokes of your own. Surprise your audience. All jokes are…

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Safe Travels

October 15, 2020

Patty Garvey-Darda is a wildlife biologist. She works to protect wildlife from roadway accidents. Every year, there are more than a million of these involving animals and vehicles. That’s according to the Federal Highway Administration. These accidents kill wildlife.…

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Animals

On the Move

October 15, 2020

Some animals travel long distances when they migrate, or move from one place to another. They migrate for different reasons. Some animals migrate to find food. Others do so to breed. Often, animals migrate when the seasons change. Many travel…

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