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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Click To Enlarge: Popcorn

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NPR's Skunk Bear discusses the process of making Popcorn, America's most famous movie theater treat.

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Lonesome George, The Pinta Island Tortoise

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Lonesome George, who was a Pinta Island Tortoise, died about two and a half years ago at the age of 102. He was the last known individual of his subspecies.

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Cookie Monster Ballet Dance

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Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland discusses ballet dancing with Cookie Monster, and Cookie Monster responds in the only way he knows how. 

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Electric Play Dough

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Kids can amp up the fun and learn something about electricity.

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Arthur Family Health Project

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Dealing with your child's health can be challenging and sometimes scary. Arthur and his friends are here to help with games, videos, and resources designed to help keep your family safe and strong.

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These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Teachers

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Who was your favorite teacher growing up? What did they teach and what grade were you in?

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