Yak’s Corner
A print and online children’s news magazine published on 32 Thursdays from September through May for Michigan kids ages 6-13. Each eight-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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Online fun and educational activities for our youngest readers, their teachers and families, including two week’s worth of free Kid Scoop Download Edition learning packets. Each six-page packet focuses on a curriculum-based theme.
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Daily Science Webcasts
Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.Get more info.
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Wrens of Ecuador - Choral Song
The call of the Plain-Tailed Wren may be the most complex non-human song in nature.
-- Jul 22, 2014

Wrens of Ecuador - Group Sing
One species of wren lives within an extended family. Could a lack of available real estate explain this unusual living arrangement?
-- Jul 21, 2014

Wrens of Ecuador - Discovery
Rather than vocalize in your typical bird duet, a species of tropical wren sings in a chorus.
-- Jul 18, 2014

Wrens of Ecuador - Why
Unlike their quieter sisters to the north, female tropical wrens can sing with the best of them.
-- Jul 17, 2014

Lunar Solar Power - Silicon Moon
By using silicon on the moon to build solar panels, we could efficiently power the entire planet with solar energy captured on the moon.
-- Jul 16, 2014