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Making Music During a Pandemic

March is Music in Our Schools month. In past years, people have celebrated this month with special concerts and events in their schools. COVID-19 has made making and listening to music trickier. Singing and playing … Read more

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Delivery Robots to the Rescue

Can you imagine a future where robots serve us food and bring us our shoes? What if a robot could return your library books or walk the dog? The future is near! Road robots are … Read more

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Jeanette Epps: Space Explorer

Can you imagine living and working in a science lab as large as a football field with five other people? Now imagine not leaving the lab for six months and orbiting Earth 16 times a … Read more

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Helpful Pets

In January, the Bidens’ German Shepherds made the news when they moved into the White House. Many presidents have had dogs, cats, and other animals. Pets can be great friends! But some animals have special … Read more

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COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Begins

COVID-19 has continued its spread around the world, and the number of cases continues to rise. As of late January, around 100 million cases of COVID-19 had been reported, with more than 2 million people … Read more

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The H20 Below

Groundwater is exactly what it sounds like: water that comes from the ground. Groundwater lies beneath Earth’s surface, filling the spaces between soil, sand, and rock. This is a geological formation known as an aquifer. … Read more

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Critically Endangered Animals

There are 8.7 million species of animals in the world! A species is a group of similar living things. A species is considered endangered if there are so few left alive that they might go … Read more

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Attack on the United States Capitol Building

On January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C., a hostile group of Trump supporters attacked the United States Capitol building as Congress was in session. They wanted to stop Congress from certifying [formally recognizing] the electoral … Read more