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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Tiny Luxembourg in the spotlight as a tax haven

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

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Ancient Nanotechnology

What's the connection between Notre Dame Cathedral and the cutting edge world of nanotechnology?
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-- Nov 21, 2014




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


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Election results that can't be ignored

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This week's word in the news: SPAWNING

DEFINITION:
To deposit the eggs of aquatic animals such as bivalve mollusks, fishes, and amphibians. To produce offspring in large numbers.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
More than a decade ago, researchers began noticing adult coho dying before spawning in urban creeks in Seattle.
The Denver Post -- 11/17/2014