Yak’s Corner
A print and online children’s news magazine published once each month from September through May for Michigan kids ages 6-13. Each 12-page issue is filled with educational and entertaining stories about places, people and events in Michigan and around the world. The Yak’s Corner online page also includes “Yaktivities” for each issue, a Yak Art Gallery, student writing and more.


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Daily Science Webcasts

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Climate Change - Species at Risk
Australia's white lemuroid possum may be the world's first mammal to go extinct via global warming.
-- Jun 30, 2016

Bat Diversity - Climate Change
A belly full of bugs or pregnant? The answer could have an impact on the population levels of Malaysian bats.
-- Jun 29, 2016

Climate Change - Bower Birds
In the cloudforest of Australia, Bowerbirds build elaborate homes for their mates.
-- Jun 28, 2016

Climate Change - Reptile Survey
Leaping lizards! Climate change researchers count reptiles in northeastern Australia.
-- Jun 27, 2016

Tundra - Clipping
Science Diarist Ted Schuur is in Alaska's northern latitudes, using ordinary garden clippers and canning jars to conduct cutting edge climate research.
-- Jun 24, 2016