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Why do living things die?Mari Woods
How do we think?Mari Woods
How come dogs get rabiesAnah'reya Montgomery
WHY IS MATH SO BORING AND HARD?Hannah Kim
Why do people have hairAshley Anderson
Do blackholes have matter or not?Rachel T.
How is water createdbraelin ledford
how long does it take for your eyelashes to grow backnene nixon
Why do cats have nine life'sAddi Byers
Why is Russia bigger on a map than it is in realityLucas Hoyt
How do siblings sometimes think the same things?Laila Prowant
Why do we need zip codesally p
can the sky fallally pope
What makes cockroaches such tough survivorsathena bennet
WHO INVETED HOMEWORK!zachary meeks
How many snowballs are sold in a year?Denise Sherman
what is cancerHello andres
is there rare bugs?david aki
is their any other life on other planetsartin davoudian
What came first the chicken or the egg ?zachary meeks
how long does it take for plastic to decompose?Ethan Rincon
why are basements scaryelise downs
how is hot dogs made by humensevan james
who was the first kidDarreck a
Are ramen noodls bad for you?Giovanna cabrera
i wonder what would happen if everything dissapeared but earth and anything on itTrey Hermans
How does a filter workKennedy Hooper
is the 2017 eclipse is going to be in texasBere Hernandez
where do mangos growwhitney randolph
how do eclips strartsWhitney Randolph
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Books friends are the very best friends.Just a week ago, my good book friend introduced me to Patience Mason as Teri knows of my interest in ABC books, particularly when teaching classification as a rhetorical mode (a post for anot
Since it is raining outside today, I decided to go to one of my favorite resource sites to do a search for “rain” to see what I could find!The resources and ideas just flooded in …A few of them were the ones I expected …But some were so much more …Here are just a few of the many resources found when I searched
While I was attending the NCFL Conference, someone asked me if I knew the Wonder of the Day from Wonderopolis that day ….I had to sadly admit that I did not know …But I quickly found out:While in a 4th grade classroom today, I gave an instruction to students getting
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Who Came Up With Chewing Gum?
If you had a choice between chewing on a wad of tree sap, a mouthful of rubber bands or a stick of gum, which would you choose? If the answer seems obvious, you may be surprised. All three have more i...
Where Do Recycled Items Go?
If your city allows you to throw all of your recyclable materials in the same bin, then your city uses a process called “single-stream recycling." Single-stream recycling means there is no need to sep...
How Does the Internet Work?
The Internet is made up of computers all over the world. Each of these computers is connected by phone lines or cables…or even wireless connections!
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