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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Michigan K.I.D.S. is the Detroit Newspapers in Education (DNIE) non-profit for the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News that provides digital e-Editions of the Free Press and The News, related online and print teaching resources, and other services to schools across Michigan.

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Daily Science Webcasts

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Wolves and Moose - Unexpected Connections
You might not expect the wolf population to effect the number of trees in an ecosystem - but it does.
-- Nov 27, 2015

Thanksgiving Day Parade - Balloons
What does it take to handle a four-story high balloon?
-- Nov 26, 2015

Thanksgiving Day Parade - Inflation Day
For many New Yorkers, watching the giant parade balloons being filled on the day before Thanksgiving, has become part of their holiday celebration.
-- Nov 25, 2015

Diatoms Nanotechnology - Transformation
An innovative way is being developed to create nanomaterials - tiny bits of matter - using microscopic organisms called diatoms.
-- Nov 24, 2015

Diatoms Nanotechnology - Shell Game
Diatoms are among the world's oldest and most ubiquitous creatures, and they may soon be an important part of one of the newest branches of science and technology.
-- Nov 23, 2015