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Food Desert
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What Is a Food Desert?

June is National Fruits and Vegetables Month. It’s a time to focus on the health benefits of eating these foods. But what if you lived in an area where you could not buy healthy food … Read more

Juneteenth celebration
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Juneteenth

Today, we learn about important events while they are happening. Cameras and the internet allow us to see events unfolding right before our eyes. Hundreds of years ago, however, important news took longer to travel … Read more

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Volcano Destruction

What happened in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?La Soufrière volcano, located on the island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, erupted in early April 2021. The explosive eruptions sent massive plumes of ash into the … Read more

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NASA’s Ingenuity Takes Flight on Mars

Have you ever operated a remote-control car, or maybe even a drone? Imagine making something fly on a planet 100 million miles away!   Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, not only imagined it—they made it happen. On April 19, 2021, NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter hovered above Mars … Read more