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Beyond the Classroom


Detroit Salt Mines

Today, the mine mostly supplies businesses with rock salt for use in products that melt ice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

The Importance of Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences can play a very important role in a student’s development and academic success.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012


The Legendary Amelia Earhart

She was the first person to fly solo over the Pacific from Honolulu to Oakland, California and the first to fly alone from Mexico City to Newark, New Jersey.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012


The “Maker” Movement

“Makers” use technology such as 3D printers and easy-to-use programming tools to create devices that send Twitter messages when a plant needs to be watered, or a harp made of lasers or even 3D-printed playable electric guitars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

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How To Grow A Greener Home

On this first day of spring, consider some greener landscape alternatives this growing season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

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Everything You Need To Know About Geography

Geography is the study of the world, its people and the landscapes they create.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012


The Importance Of Sea Turtles

These fascinating sea creatures keep the sand dune ecosystem humming along for northern visitors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012


Women’s History Month: Pocahontas

She became famous for being a peacemaker and ambassador between the first Virginia colonists and her father, the tribe’s chief.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

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Happy Birthday To A Musical Legend

He was an expert storyteller and used changes in melody to portray an action.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a Solar and Heliospheric Observatory image shows Region 486 that unleashed a record flare last week (lower left) November 18, 2003 on the sun.

Solar Flares

The burst or wave that results from the flare is a coronal mass ejection or scientists simply call it CME.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2012


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