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MAY 29, 2015

Can You Spell “Tie”?

The Scripps National Spelling Bee has two winners for the second year in a row

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May 27, 2015

More Bad News for Bees

Scientists are trying to find out why honeybees have been dying off worldwide

May 26, 2015

A Big Oil Spill in California

Oil-drenched beaches on the West Coast are an environmental nightmare

May 22, 2015

Jetman Gets a Partner

After a long time flying solo, Jetman now has company in the sky above Dubai

May 20, 2015

It’s Raining Spiders!

Millions of tiny spiderlings fall on a town in Australia

May 18, 2015

A Dangerous Virus Gone for Good?

Rubella has been successfully eliminated in the Americas

May 15, 2015

A Pollen Tsunami

An overload of pollen in the air is causing serious problems for allergy sufferers in the Northeast


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Find Your Park

National Parks are “America’s storyteller,” says Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.

Hurricane Hunters

As the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, experts offer tips on how to prepare.

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Building a Better Board

In a one-of-a-kind lab, engineers put skateboards to the test

I Woke Up My School

18-year-old Jilly Dos Santos is a change maker


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Design a Symbol

Learn how to design a symbol and make a print with Scholastic Art magazine.

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Robots on the Job

Scholastic News shows just how hard robots work for us.

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Angles in a Polygon

Math magazine demonstrates how to find the sum of the interior angles in any polygon.

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Mythical Creatures: Fact or Fiction?

Legends of unicorns, dragons, and mermaids have enthralled humans for generations. But is there a grain of truth in these tales? Action magazine investigates.

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Back From Extinction?

Junior Scholastic explores the possibility of bring long-extinct animals back to life.