Yak’s Corner
A print and online children’s news magazine published on 30 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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Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Soil Litter - The Food Web

There's a dense population under our feet that sustains life for us above the ground.
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-- Sep 12, 2014




Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.


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President criticized over vacation

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This week's word in the news: STIPULATING

DEFINITION:
To guarantee or promise something in an agreement.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Let’s start by stipulating that aspiring to be “America’s Most Exciting Bank” is a bit like aiming to be Boston’s best driver. The bar isn’t exactly very high.
The Boston Globe -- 09/08/2014