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APRIL 27, 2015

Earthquake in Nepal

The Asian nation struggles to recover after being devastated by a powerful earthquake

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April 24, 2015

Saving the Northern
White Rhino

Kenya takes strong measures to protect the world’s last living male northern white rhino

April 22, 2015

A Crash Landing on Mercury (Right on Schedule)

The MESSENGER space probe will soon crash into the planet’s surface

April 20, 2015

Secrets of the

Scientists discover the world’s oldest human-related DNA in an ancient Neanderthal skull

April 17, 2015

Who Will Live Here

The race for the 2016 presidency is under way

April 15, 2015

Hope in the Fight Against Ebola

Two newly-developed vaccines have been shown to protect monkeys from the current strain of Ebola

April 13, 2015

Robocops Hit the Streets

Giant robots help direct traffic on the busy streets of the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo


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A Champion On and Off
the Court

Eighth-grade basketball star Maria Alvarez helps lead her team to a championship season.

Helping a Planet in Peril

A filmmaker inspires kids to take action against climate change.

from our magazines

The Science of Sand Castles

How sand and water combine to form spectacular sand sculptures

Koala 911!

When these creatures are in crisis, there's only one place to call: the koala hospital


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Sculpt on a Large Scale

Learn how to make fantastic sculptures with Scholastic Art magazine.

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Sugar Secrets

Large amounts of sugar might be hiding in some of your favorite foods. Find out which ones with Scholastic News.

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Energy Options

Math magazine explores different ways we produce energy.

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Endangered Animals

Science World highlights animals in danger of dying out completely.

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Women at Work

March is Women's History Month. Meet some fearless females with Junior Scholastic.