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This back to school blog post is for the teachers of my little sister, Charlotte. On August 31st, she will start kindergarten. Since I won't be at the school where Charlotte is going, I thought I would write a list of "Char-isms" for her teachers, in case they need help while I am not there because let's face it, she IS sort of a handful. Hehehehehe!
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How is the bursting of a balloon connected to thunderAditya Jayadeep
how does a heart beatNatalia Berumen
CAN A RIBBON REALLY SAVE SOMEONE FROM BEING STRUCK BY LIGHTNING?JAZZLYN BLACK
How Does Your Heart Beat?Natalia Berumen
Where does ocean water come from and how come we can dig and find water?Annalee Ervin
Is there really a place called heaven?Jay Karani
how cars and trucks madeDaelen Vaught
who found the planet Saturn and named itMelanie Marin-Lopez
why is math inportantjessenia bernabe
What happens when you die?Paige Dolby
Why do turtles live in water?Zimeng Liu
Why are dogs so cuteSonia Veve
Why is Disneyland the happiest place on earthSammy Hudak
why are people so heartlessseemia iqbal
how old is George WashingtonGregory Evans
What is gravityJerymiah Blackmon
how do the gases stay inside the sunbella Smith
HOW DO BABYS GET TEETHMAX GOLDSTEIN
Will we ever run out of waterPhoenix Huntsberry
How do ouiji boards work?Melissa Sundqvist
Can you tear a Black Hole?Natalie Kirshner
How does a computer workMadilyn Reiners
why was amierica so cruelJuliet Axtell
HOW LEARN TO SPEAK ENGLISH AS A NATIVEANDREA GUAMAN
Why do dogs chase their tailsJazlynn Cruz
what anmals live in a moutainis jungle habitatLeslie Smith
Why do doughnuts have holes in them?Caleb Revelle
Why doesn't the moon rotate around the world?Salah Tahir
How does gold endup in lakes and oceans?Joel Arul
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how was water created
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