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Transportation

What is that Sign?

March 25, 2022

Street signs and markings are all around us. It is important to pay attention to them. They help keep us safe. Learn about some of them here. Safe to Cross Crosswalks tell us where to cross the street. Wait Your…

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Transportation

On the Move

March 25, 2022

How do roads appear? It is not by magic. A transportation engineer plans them. Yung Koprowski is a transportation engineer. “We make it safer and easier for people to travel,” she told TIME for Kids. Koprowski runs a company…

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Places

Check the Library!

March 23, 2022

Libraries let you borrow books. Many neighborhoods have their own library. Many schools have a library. Take a look at what is at the library. Rows of Books Libraries have all kinds of books. There are sections for fiction and…

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Places

Tiny Libraries

March 23, 2022

Not every library is in a big building. Some libraries are very small. A Little Free Library can be the size of a birdhouse! Some little libraries are even built in the trunks of old trees. A Little Free Library lets…

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Government

A Mayor's Job

March 10, 2022

A mayor is the leader of a city or town. A mayor is elected by a town’s voters. Keep reading to learn more about a mayor’s job. Mayors manage workers. Mayors help run city departments. These include the police and…

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Culture

Get Active!

February 11, 2022

Some people work to protect the environment. Others want to make the world more fair. What is important to you? Here are some ways to make a difference. Organize a Group In a group, people can share ideas. They work…

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Culture

Show Your Support

December 16, 2021

February is Black History Month. But you can show your support all year. Here is how. Shop at businesses run by Black people. You can buy things from companies run by Black people. This is Mikaila Ulmer. She has a…

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Giving Gifts

December 1, 2021

It feels good to get a gift. It feels even better to give one! Here are four tips on gift giving. Think It Through Who is the gift for? Think of what that person likes. Make a list of…

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Places

Where Do You Live?

October 14, 2021

A community is a group of people living or working together. A community can also be a place where people live. There are different types of communities. Read about three of them. What type do you live in? Do you…

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Culture

On the Map

October 14, 2021

Is a country bigger than a state? Is a state bigger than a city or town? Read about them below. Country There are nearly 200 countries. Ours is the United States. Here it is on a map. State The…

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