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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Termites: Insect Hydro-Power
Could termites be the key to a clean energy future? Some think that this unpopular insect may be the solution for cheap hydrogen power.
-- Apr 24, 2014

Narwhals - Evolution
The narwhal, with its inside-out, eight-foot long tooth, doesn't just look odd; it is a genuine evolutionary anomaly.
-- Apr 23, 2014

Narwhals - Tusking
Tooth cleaning or a nuzzle? Well, maybe both! It's the tusking behavior of the narwhal.
-- Apr 22, 2014

Narwhals - Dance of a Thousand Whales
Ever been on a crowded elevator? Uncomfortable, yes, but imagine doing it with an 8 foot tusk. Welcome to the world of the narwhal.
-- Apr 21, 2014

Narwhals - Inside Out
Teeth are ideally strong, hard, and pearly white, right? Not for the narwhal and its inside out tusk.
-- Apr 18, 2014