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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Oysters - Acidification

Increasing levels of acidity in our oceans could have a serious impact on the oyster industry.
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-- Oct 6, 2015

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

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Who pays for corporate mistakes?

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This week's word in the news: RATCHET

To move by degrees (often followed by up or down).

EPA leaders' long-delayed decision ratcheting the current 75 parts per billion ozone limit to 70 ppb foists even heavier challenges on high-growth metro Denver and other cities exceeding the standards.
The Denver Post -- 10/05/2015