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A School Solution

November 20, 2020

Have you ever noticed a problem that you couldn’t figure out how to fix? Dr. Aboubacar Kampo has. He was living in Côte d’Ivoire. That’s a country in Africa. Plastic is a major problem there. Very little of it gets…

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Community

Ready, Set, Recycle!

November 20, 2020

Plastic and other materials can be recycled and turned into something else. Recycling helps our planet. Do you recycle at home? At school? Read on to see how recycling works. Keep It Separated Put each material into a different bin.…

Animals

Team Puffins

November 15, 2019

Heimaey is a small island off the coast of Iceland. Each spring, more than a million Atlantic puffins visit Heimaey and its neighboring islands. They go there to breed. The puffins build nests on seaside cliffs. When a puffling, or…

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Environment

Help the Planet!

March 15, 2019

Earth Day is April 22. But there are ways kids can help the Earth all year long. What will you do to help the planet? You can turn off the tap. It’s important to conserve water. Turn off the faucet…

Animals

Species at Risk

February 22, 2019

Monarch butterflies fly to warmer places when the weather gets cold. Many go to California. But their numbers are falling. Every year, the Xerces Society counts monarchs in California. It found fewer than 30,000 of the butterflies in 2018. That’s…

World

Turning Green

October 26, 2018

India’s Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings on Earth. Tourists from around the world go to visit. But pollution is harming the white marble building. India’s government is scrambling to fix the problem. “Earlier, it was turning…

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Animals

A New Home

October 12, 2018

Seven dolphins live at the National Aquarium, in Baltimore, Maryland. They have spent their whole lives in captivity. But soon, the dolphins will get a new home. The aquarium will close its dolphin exhibit by 2021. The dolphins will be…

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United States

Fires Out West

September 21, 2018

This summer, wildfires tore across the western United States. Firefighters worked to put them out. Still, the blazes burned down homes and forests. They destroyed everything in their path. The Mendocino Complex Fire burned in Northern California. It was…

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Science

It's a Rainbow

August 31, 2018

After a storm, look at the sky. You might see a rainbow. This beautiful arc of color forms when sunlight shines through water in the air. Usually, light from the sun looks white. But it’s really all the colors of…

Environment

Lego Goes Green

May 4, 2018

Legos are popular with kids. But making them can hurt the environment. Why? Legos are made of plastic. The plastic is made from oil. That is a nonrenewable resource. Now Lego is introducing Earth-friendly pieces. They look like tiny…