Hubble (The Song): 25th Anniversary Of The Hubble Space Telescope

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The Hubble Space Telescope has been staring out into deep space since 1990. In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, NPR's Skunk Bear wrote a parody of Iggy Azalea’s song “Trouble" about the Hubble Space Telescope.

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How Do Apples Grow?

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One of the world’s most ubiquitous fruits might seem like a simple thing to grow. But inside the common apple is a secret — and it’s been challenging apple growers since Ancient Greece.

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Pattern Jewelry for Mother’s Day

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Looking for an easy way to infuse math into your crafting sessions? Here’s a craft that doubles as a fun math learning opportunity!

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Finding The Speed Of Light With Peeps

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There's a new use for those stale Easter marshmallows you have lying around - calculating a constant that governs the universe.

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Huron’s Lori Keleher Selected as a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

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After a nationwide search, Lori Keleher of Huron has been selected as one of 100 educators nationwide to join the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program.

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The 4th Annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

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First Lady Michelle Obama invites you to enter the 4th annual Healthy Lunchtime Recipe Challenge & Kids’ “State Dinner.”

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DIY Kinetic Carousel Engineering Toy

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Want to make a fun DIY toy that moves? This kinetic carousel spins wildly and demonstrates potential and kinetic energy.

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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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