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Environment

Waste Less

November 18, 2022

Waste is anything you get rid of. Too much waste is harmful to the environment. Here are three ways to create less of it. Reduce Buy less. Make sure to buy only what you need. Choose items with less packaging.…

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Giving Green

November 18, 2022

Giving gifts is fun. But it can make a lot of waste. Here are some ideas for “greener” gifts. They are more planet-friendly. Choose Used (Above) Find gifts that have been gently used. Go to a thrift store. Or…

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Food and Nutrition

Grow Your Own Garden

March 10, 2022

Starting a garden might seem hard. TFK Kid Reporter Ian McKenna has some tips. They will get you growing in no time. • Decide what to grow. Grow vegetables. If you don’t like vegetables, try fruits or flowers. There are…

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Food and Nutrition

Eat for the Earth

March 10, 2022

Some food choices are better for the planet than others. They use less energy and fewer resources. Here are some environmentally friendly food tips. Shop Locally Shipping food a long way uses energy. Farmers’ markets sell food that was…

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The Human Body

Seeing Spring

February 11, 2022

When winter ends, spring begins. The weather gets warmer. Plants and animals return. See how we use our senses to experience the season. Seeing Look! You can see lots of birds in the spring. Baby animals are born. Bears…

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Weather

The Water Cycle

December 1, 2021

Water is always on the move. This movement is called the water cycle. Around It Goes Water is all around us. It is underground. It is on the Earth’s surface. It is in the air. Water changes as it moves…

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Earth Science

Hot Zone

September 10, 2021

There are about 1,500 volcanoes in the world that might erupt. Many are in an area around the Pacific Ocean. This is called the Ring of Fire. The Ring of Fire was made by tectonic plates. Tectonic plates are big…

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Earth Science

Ready, Set, Erupt!

August 29, 2021

A volcano is a mountain. It has a hole at the top. Some volcanoes have hot melted rock inside. Learn more about volcanoes below. Volcanoes can erupt. Ash and lava shoot out of a volcano. Lava is hot. It flows…

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Earth Science

Ready, Set, Recycle!

March 11, 2021

On Earth Day, people all around the world help the planet. But you can help the planet anytime. Recycling is an important way to do this. Do you recycle? Read on to learn more about it. What Can I Recycle?…

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Earth Science

Let's Compost!

March 11, 2021

This Earth Day, why not make a compost bin? Put some soil in a plastic bin or tub. Add leaves and twigs. Moisten with water. Now you can add scraps of fruits and vegetables. You can also add coffee grounds…

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