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This Just In!

February 12, 2021

It’s good to know what’s going on in the world and in your community. Reporters keep us informed. They gather the facts and write news stories. Here’s how a reporter gets the scoop. Reporters do research. Reporters read books and…

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Media Literacy

Meet a News Reporter

February 12, 2021

Being a reporter is a big job. Jasmine Aguilera is a news reporter for TIME magazine. She writes stories on many topics. One of them is immigration. That is the movement of people from one country to another. Here is…

Environment

Top to Bottom

February 5, 2021

Trees are an important part of life on Earth. They create the air we breathe. They give us shade and fruit. They are a home for animals. There are many types of trees. But all trees have the same parts.…

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Environment

From Season to Season

February 5, 2021

As seasons change, so do trees. They change as the weather does. Do you notice any of these changes in the trees near your home? Spring The weather warms. A tree awakens and grows buds. The buds will become…

Science

All About Stars

January 29, 2021

Look up at the night sky. If it is clear, you’ll see stars. You might see just one or two. Or you might see stars filling the sky. Let’s learn about them. Twinkle, Twinkle Stars are bright balls of hot…

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Science

Shapes in the Stars

January 29, 2021

A group of stars is called a constellation. The shape seems to form a picture. Here are four constellations. Have you seen them in the night sky?  Scorpius is one of the brightest constellations in the sky. It looks like…

Health

A Focus on Eyes

January 8, 2021

Eyes are like cameras. They see the world around us. They send images to the brain. Take a closer look to learn about our incredible eyes. Colorful Eyes Look in a mirror. What color are your eyes? Eyes can be…

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Science

Eye Chart

January 8, 2021

Look at the diagram. It shows the different parts of an eye. The parts work together to help a person see. The CORNEA has no color. It is clear. Light hits the cornea first. The IRIS is the colored part…

History

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.…