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Editor's Note, November 2014

In this issue we highlight a Charlotte-based veterans' organization, honor an outstanding CMS teacher, and interview two talented Olympic swimmers. more »

Nov 1, 2014 8:00 AM Editor's Desk

Look Out! That Critter is Loaded

Learn about some weird animal defenses with Science Sandie! more »

Nov 1, 2014 8:00 AM Articles

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Hard Work Pays Off for Checkers' Tera Black

"It’s hard to call what I do a job. I love it that much,” says Tera Rebecca Black. For six years, she’s been chief operating officer for the Charlotte Checkers – the American Hockey League’s only female COO. more »

Nov 1, 2014 8:00 AM Articles

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Elizabeth Lane Elementary

Principal Crystal Lail shares the top 10 things to know about Elizabeth Lane Elementary. more »

Nov 1, 2014 8:00 AM Featured Schools

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Grand Oak Elementary

Principal Raymond Giovanelli shares the top 10 things to know about Grand Oak Elementary. more »

Nov 1, 2014 8:00 AM Featured Schools

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Hidden Fossils

One of the most exciting parts of being a paleontologist is discovering a new fossil. In this activity, you will use watercolor paints to discover hidden fossils. more »

Nov 1, 2014 8:00 AM Just for Kids

Editor's Note, October 2014

As you navigate your daily life, eating a meal, doing homework, traveling to school and work, what mysteries do you encounter that make you wonder, “How did that happen?” Now you can ask Dr. STEM and find out! more »

Oct 10, 2014 7:59 PM Editor's Desk

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  • Baby Gorilla Birthdays

    Bomassa and Apollo, the zoo's two baby gorillas, arrived in August 2012. Now the zoo staff is celebrating both special anniversaries and their impact on the zoo as well as the U.S. captive gorilla population. more »

  • Becoming a Zoo Keeper

    Kids - Wanna be a zoo keeper when you get older? Check out this video from the NC Zoo that explains what it takes to become a keeper. more »

  • Great Ape Weekend (2012)

    Great Ape Weekend 2013 is coming up soon - September 14-15, 2013. Why not check out this video from last year about Great Ape Weekend 2012. more »

  • BBQ and Blues Promo

    Learn all about the upcoming BBQ and Blues festival, brought to you by the Charlotte Center City Partners. more »

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