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What Is Groundwater?

  Groundwater is just what it sounds like: water that comes from the ground. It is found in aquifers beneath Earth’s surface, where it fills the space between soil, sand, and rock. Groundwater can be … Read more

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Critically Endangered Animals

What does “endangered species” mean? A species is a group of similar living things. Tigers, butterflies, trees, and flowers are all different species. A species is considered endangered if there are so few left alive … Read more

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Attack on the United States Capitol Building

On January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C., a hostile group of Trump supporters attacked the United States Capitol building. Congress was in session. They wanted to stop Congress from certifying [formally recognizing] the electoral votes … Read more

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How Will President Biden Fight COVID-19?

In December, President-elect Joe Biden went on television. He got a vaccine for COVID-19. A vaccine is a type of medicine that prevents people from getting a disease. President-elect Biden wanted show that the vaccine … Read more

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People Who Came To Ellis Island

Ellis Island was a place where immigrants came to the United States. On January 1, 1892, the island opened in New York Harbor. Ellis Island closed in 1954, but you can visit a museum there … Read more