In the News: Fishing for Answers

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Rahm’s Readers Teen Summer Challenge – Newsworthy Animal Challenges Portland Aquarium, a newly opened aquarium in Oregon, is under investigation. READ: Portland Aquarium Deaths Under Investigation DISCOVER: Why is a new Facebook page inviting people to protest against “the grim life for animals in captivity?” Is the Portland Aquarium operating unlawfully? Portland Aquarium Opening this […]

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In the News: Giant Octopus

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Rahm’s Readers Teen Summer Challenge – Newsworthy Animal Challenges More than a million people shared the image of what the Lightly Braised Turnip’s website claims to be the second giant octopus found in the Santa Monica coastline. The cause of such a bizarre creature: radioactive gigantism. READ: Second Giant Sea Creature Washes Ashore Along Santa […]

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Teen Summer Challenge: Create!

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Hey guys! After reading, discovering and exploring what peaks your curiosity this summer as part of Rahm’s Reader’s Teen Summer Challenge, Make Your Imprint, why not start creating some pieces to showcase what you’ve learned and share your newfound knowledge with other teens, or perhaps make a difference in animals’ lives? Here are some ideas […]

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In the News: Deadly Crossings

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Rahm’s Readers Teen Summer Challenge – Newsworthy Animal Challenges The Mara River is home of a healthy population of Nile crocodiles. As apex predators, crocodiles are part of the abundant wildlife in the Serengeti where the crossing of the Mara River displays one of nature’s most thrilling natural spectacles. READ: A Crossing In Kenya: A […]

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Career Challenge: Photo Fact Checking

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Did you know that many images you come across on the Internet, and often share, might be fake? Photos will amaze you in this activity. Some photos look real but aren’t, while others look unrealistic and are real. You will learn to sniff out altered images and create a cheat sheet that can help others […]

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Career Challenge: Challenging the Sources

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In an era of “sharing is caring” how do you know what you get online is reliable? Primary sources are the foundation of fact-based news; but as you probably already know, primary sources can be photoshopped, edited, or manipulated in any other way before they are presented. In this activity, you will learn to question […]

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Career Challenge: Digital Storytelling

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Did you know that about 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute? Get ready to create digital stories with this activity. With digital storytelling you can create a photo slideshow of any photos and bring them to life with powerful narration; then you can add special effects, soundtracks, titles and captions to […]

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In the News: Perfect Predators

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Rahm’s Readers Teen Summer Challenge – Newsworthy Animal Challenges Bald eagles are aerial predators that eat fish, small mammals and other species of birds. Their forward-facing eyes and sharp vision help them spot prey from far away. Photographers have developed a controversial invention to get these perfect predators ready for the perfect shot. READ: Eagle […]

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Career Challenge: Definitely. Maybe. No Way!

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Your first job will most likely not be your last. After learning about your personality, it is time to plan a career path. You may change your mind –in fact, maybe more than once. But having an idea in mind will help you keep focused on a path. Several tests can suggest careers for you, […]

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Discover the Serengeti

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Teens! Looking for ideas to complete your Teen Summer Challenge? Make Your Imprint this summer by exploring the Serengeti through websites, books, games, videos and more! READ How much do you know about the Serengeti? Read some plain facts about the Serengeti National Park and its animals. If you want to delve deeper, the UNESCO website […]

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