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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Serbia walks a tightrope between Russia and Europe

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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SciDi: Frontiers of the Brain - Replicating Data

A new model shows promise in helping Science Diarist John Beggs understand data collected from neurons.
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-- Oct 24, 2014




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


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Do we take voting for granted?

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This week's word in the news: AMBIGUOUS

DEFINITION:
Open to more than one interpretation; doubtful or uncertain.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
"The current law is ambiguous," said Todd Maron, Tesla's general consul. "That ambiguity is why the dealers, through these last-minute tactics, have gone to change the law."
The Detroit News -- 10/20/2014