SDPB at the YFS Kids Fair!

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SDPB will be at the Youth and Family Services Kids Fair in Rapid City, later this month, with kid-approved acts and activities.

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A radical approach to discipline that starts with listening to students

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Metropolitan is among a small but growing number of schools nationally that are turning the traditional approach to discipline on its head. Instead of trying to get students to leave their personal troubles at the door, these schools help kids cope with what often is a history of trauma. The idea is to catch problems before they become disciplinary issues resulting in suspensions or expulsions.

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Invisibilia: The Most Effecient Way to Travel on Two Legs

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The hosts of NPR's new show about human behavior bring you some new research from Nevada State University. They've discovered the most efficient way to travel on two legs.

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DIY Bouncy Balls: Video

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Make a DIY Bouncy Ball using borax laundry powder, cornstarch, school glue and a little water! 

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Video : WILD KRATTS : Lynx and Skunk Baby Play!

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A baby lynx and a baby skunk at play. 

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Video : WILD KRATTS : Water Walking with a Hippo

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The gang runs into a family of hippos.

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WATCH: Orangutan Mom Helps Baby Swing Through Tree Tops

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Baby orangutans sometimes need help from their mothers when trying to swing between tree branches.

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The Science Of The "Flying V" Formation

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Ever wondered why birds, flying in formation, seem to flap in synchrony?

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Leprechaun Hats

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Paper leprechaun hats make festive party decor for St. Patrick’s Day and can be made using simply paper, glue and a little glitter. 

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St. Patrick's Day Crafts : Leprechaun Water Bottle Bowling Pins

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Go “green” and play a lucky bowling game with these do-it-yourself Leprechaun Bowling Pins made from recycled plastic bottles!

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Duct Tape Alphabet Magnets

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Make your own alphabet magnets and take learning to the fridge. 

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Bald Eagle Awareness Week: Birds of Prey at the Outdoor Campus in Sioux Falls

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Educators from the Raptor Center, University of Minnesota, hosted a family event featuring live birds of prey last night at the Outdoor Campus in Sioux Falls.

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Mister Rogers Shows Us How Crayons Are Made

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On February 27, 2003, Fred Rogers (aka Mister Rogers) from the television show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” passed away at the age of 74.

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Super Easy No-Bake Cookies

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PBS Parents presents full-time kid Mya, and she explains how to make no-bake cookies. 

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Spiders Tune Their Webs Like A Guitar

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NPR's Skunk Bear explains how and why spiders will tune their webs to resemble the strings on a guitar.

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