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The Struggle Over Voting Rights

Across the United States, people are struggling over a big issue—voting. The United States has laws about protecting the right to vote, but voting laws vary from state to state. Some states are passing laws … Read more

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Inspired by Nature

Photo Credit: sirtravelalot/Shutterstock, Jackan/Shutterstock When you see a new design or product, have you wondered where the idea came from? People get their ideas from many different places. Sometimes they are imitating something they have … Read more

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Building Bridges

As the world celebrates Earth Day on April 21, let’s think about our impact on the environment. Do you take a highway or busy street to your home or school? Do you see animals trying … Read more

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Jobs of the Future

April is Financial Literacy Month. What exactly is financial literacy? It’s learning how to save and spend money. Most people make their money to save or spend by doing a job. Today, there are many … Read more

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National Poetry Month: Amanda Gorman

April is National Poetry Month, a month to enjoy and celebrate poetry. Four presidents in history—Kennedy, Clinton, Obama, and Biden—have had poetry recited at their inaugurations. Amanda Gorman became the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. … Read more

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Progress in the Pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been very challenging. People have lost their jobs, schools and students have struggled with remote learning, and most recently, more than 500,000 people have died in the United States. Thankfully, … Read more

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Changing Science, Making History

In celebration of Women’s History Month, let’s dive into the work of Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier and Dr. Jennifer A. Doudna, two women making history in the lab. They won the Nobel Prize for chemistry for … Read more

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The Coup in Myanmar

Myanmar is the 10th largest country in Asia and home to about 54 million people. On February 1, the army took control of the country. The military removed the country’s elected leader, Aung San Suu … Read more