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Happy January! Happy 2018! The beginning of the new year is a time when people often make resolutions to change something or do something better. Write down some simple things you can do to make this a great year, and review your list often throughout the year to meet your goals. Read about America's top young scientists and their amazing inventions and ideas (pages 12 - 13), and learn how you can enter the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Start brainstorming your Young Scientist Challenge invention ideas now! Join in a free children's event to celebrate the birthday and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Northgate Mall in Durham on January 15th. (Visit www.northgatemall.com for more information). Have fun completing the monthly Kids Across, Parents Down crossword puzzle and Math-a-Muse math puzzles with a parent, grandparent or teacher. Have a joyf ul Januar y and a Happy Ne w Ye ar !

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Snowy Worlds Beyond Earth - By Linda Hermans-Killiam

A Moon of Saturn: Enceladus

Saturn's moon, Enceladus, has geysers that shoot water vapor out into space. There it There are many places on Earth where freezes and falls back to the surface as snow. it snows, but did you know it snows on Some of the ice also escapes Enceladus to other worlds, too? become part of Saturn's rings. The water Here are just a few of the places where vapor comes from a heated ocean which lies you might find snow beyond Earth: beneath the moon’s icy surface. (Jupiter’s moon Europa is also an icy world with a liquid Mars ocean below the frozen surface.) All of this ice The north pole and south pole of Mars have and snow make Enceladus one of the brightest ice caps that grow and shrink with the seasons. objects in our solar system. These ice caps are made mainly of water ice—the same kind of ice you’d find on Earth. However, the snow that falls there is made of carbon dioxide—the same ingredient used to make dry ice here on Earth. Carbon dioxide is in the Martian atmosphere and it freezes and falls to the surface of the planet as snow. In 2017, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took photos of the sand dunes around Mars' north pole. The slopes of these dunes were covered with carbon dioxide snow and ice. Enceladus as viewed from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Credit: NASA

A Moon of Neptune: Triton

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of carbon dioxide snow covering dunes on Mars. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

Neptune's largest moon is Triton. It has the coldest surface known in our solar system. Triton's atmosphere is made up mainly of nitrogen. This nitrogen freezes onto its surface covering Triton with ice made of frozen nitrogen. Triton also has geysers like Enceladus, though they are smaller and made of nitrogen rather than water.

Pluto Farther out in our solar system lies the dwarf planet Pluto. In 2016, scientists on the New Horizons mission discovered a mountain chain on Pluto where the mountains were capped with methane snow and ice.

The snowy Cthulhu (pronounced kuh-THU-lu) mountain range on Pluto. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

Beyond Our Solar System

There might even be snow far outside our solar system! Kepler-13Ab is a hot, giant planet 1,730 light years from Earth. It's nine times more massive than Jupiter and it orbits very close to its star. The Hubble Space Telescope detected evidence of titanium oxide—the mineral used in sunscreen—in this planet’s upper atmosphere. On the cooler side of Kepler-13Ab that faces away from its host star, the planet’s strong gravity might cause the titanium oxide to fall down as “snow.”

A Moon of Jupiter: Io

There are dozens of moons that orbit Jupiter and one of them, called Io, has snowflakes made out of sulfur. In 2001, NASA's Galileo spacecraft detected these sulfur snowflakes just above Io's south pole. The sulfur shoots into space from a volcano on Io's surface. In space, the sulfur quickly freezes to form snowflakes that fall back down to the surface.

This is an artist’s illustration of what Kepler-13Ab might look like. Credit: NASA/ESA/G. Bacon (STScI)

The Voyager 2 mission captured this image of Triton. The black streaks are created by nitrogen geysers. Credit: NASA/JPL/USGS

A volcano shooting molten sulfur out from the surface of Io. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Want to learn more about weather on other planets? Check out NASA Space Place: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/planet-weather Visit spaceplace.nasa.gov to explore space and Earth science! With articles, activities, crafts, games, and lesson plans. NASA Space Place encourages everyone to get excited about science and technology.

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One Week. One Checklist. Infinite Happiness. All kids deserve to learn in a safe, supportive and caring environment. The Great Kindness Challenge provides a powerful tool that actively engages students, teachers, administrators, families, and communities in creating a culture of acceptance, tolerance, unity, and respect.

About: The Great Kindness Challenge is a proactive and positive bullying prevention initiative that improves school climate and increases student engagement. The Great Kindness Challenge is one week devoted to performing as many acts of kindness as possible on campus. Using the provided checklist of 50 kind acts, students accept the challenge and show the world that KINDNESS MATTERS! Where: Every school, every where. How: It’s easy! Simply copy the provided kindness checklist and ask classroom teachers to distribute the checklist to each of their students. Using the kindness checklist, the students work independently, in small groups or as a whole class to complete all 50 challenges. Who: All students, grades PreK-12. When: Annually, the last week in January. (January 22-26, 2018 or the best week for your school)

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Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 15, 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday on the third Monday of every January, honoring the birthday, life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. We celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 15th this year. Born on January 15, 1929, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American minister and leader in the Civil Rights Movement to ensure equality for all people in the United States.

Did you know? Dr. King gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC to a crowd of 200,000 people on August 28, 1963. In 1964 at the age of 35, he was awarded the Nobel Peace prize. He was the youngest person to have received the Nobel Peace Prize.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said,

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” As we begin the new year this January, we can all honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy by doing more for others at school, at home, and in our community.

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Snow Fun Facts Snow storms come in many forms. If snow is light and doesn’t fall for long, it is called snow flurries. If it falls enough to leave snow on the ground, it is called snow showers. Short, intense snowfall with gusty wind is called a snow squall. If the wind makes the snow blinding and drifting, it is called blowing snow. If the wind is over 35 mile per hour and the blowing snow makes it impossible to see, it is a blizzard.

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This small carnivore has a long, thin body but is a fierce predator. Its fur turns white in the winter in snowy regions, which helps it blend in with the snow. It is a ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ Answer: weasel Exploringnature.org is an award-winning resource that inspires learning about science, conservation and the outdoors through school programs, field trips, illustrated books and online resources. Explore outside today!

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Hidden Picture Puzzle by Liz

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KIDS IN THE NEWS

Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge: Are YOU America's next Top Young Scientist?

Calling all Middle School students (Grades 5 - 8)! The 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is open for entries through April 19, 2018.

The 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is now open for entries! Through April 19, 2018, students in grades 5-8 can share their solution to solve a realworld problem for the exclusive opportunity to work one-on-one with a 3M Scientist, win up to $25,000, and the chance to be named “America’s Top Young Scientist”. Other prizes include: • The opportunity to attend a taping of a Discovery Network show • A trip to 3M’s World Headquarters in St. Paul, MN. • A technology prize pack valued at more than $250 Register today at www.YoungScientistChallenge.com/enter and brainstorm ideas ranging from how we communicate, to how we can make a difference.

Young Scientists can share their innovative solution to solve a real-world problem for the chance to work oneon-one with a 3M Scientist and win up to $25,000! Images: Charmion King/Discovery Education.

2017 Grand Prize Winner 11-year-old Gitanjali Rao (pictured above) hopes to reduce the time of lead detection in water by developing a mobile app connecting over Bluetooth to get the safety status of water, almost immediately. "Tethys" is a sensor-based device designed to be portable and easy to use, allowing individuals to test water safety whenever needed. She hopes to solve the water contamination crisis and decrease long-term health effects from lead exposure.

Top Ten Reasons YOU Should Participate in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (Grades 5 - 8): 1. The grand prize is $25,000 and an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime trip!

6. Finalists present their video competition ideas to a distinguished panel of judges.

2. Finalists get to work one-on-one with renowned 3M scientists – a mentoring experience they’ll never forget.

7. No textbooks! This is original, outside-the-box dreaming, planning and innovating.

Visit www.YoungScientistChallenge.com for more information.

3. Friendship! Lots of competitors and finalists share a passion for science activities.

8. Finalists travel to St. Paul, Minnesota, and tour exclusive labs of 3M headquarters.

Ask a parent to help you register today at www.YoungScientistChallenge.com/enter and let the brainstorm begin!

4. Learning goes way beyond classroom walls and into the real world of innovating.

9. Being part of the science community is fun. Plus, this video competition is one science activity that makes a big impact on college résumés and essays.

Complete your student profile and upload your video entry by April 19, 2018.

5. Competitors’ ideas and innovations can make a real difference in the world!

10. You could be (drum roll, please)… America’s next Top Young Scientist!

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KIDS IN THE NEWS

America's Top Young Scientists 2017 The 2017 2nd, 3rd and 4th place winners are:

Colorado 11-Year-Old Gitanjali Rao was named America’s Top Young Scientist 2017 in the Nation’s premier middle school science competition, and received a $25,000 award. Her invention, called Tethys (after the Greek goddess for water), is a sensor that can more accurately detect lead levels in water compared to current methods.

Rithvik Ganesh, an eighth-grader at C.M. Rice Middle School from Plano, Texas, received second place. Rithvik built upon existing research to conduct tests and identify one lead molecule from Apigenin, a compound found in fruits and vegetables, that could potentially be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Looking forward, Rithvik hopes to take his findings through in vitro and in vivo testing and improve thousands of lives affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Kathryn Lampo, a ninth-grader at Legacy High School in Broomfield, Colorado, received third place. Kate created Lawn Bot, a water management robot designed to help individuals reduce the amount of fresh water wasted during home lawn care. Kate’s innovation aims to be a more cost-effective and aesthetic water management system that measures the moisture content in soil. Made from starch-based plastic and powered by solar energy, Lawn Bot is also environmentally friendly. Kate hopes her innovation will help reduce the amount of fresh water wasted.

Discovery Education and 3M have named 11-year-old Gitanjali Gitanjali Rao, America's Top Young Rao from Lone Tree, Colorado, the winner of the 2017 Discovery 11-year-old Scientist 2017. Image: Charmion Kinder/Discovery. Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Gitanjali is working to Devin Willis, a ninth-grader from Florida Atlantic University High School in develop Tethys, a sensor-based device that can detect lead in water faster than Boca Raton, Florida, received fourth place. Devin created SLIDEMAP, a device other current techniques. that integrates a motorized stage used in 3-D printers, microscope imaging and machine learning algorithms to distinguish a tumor as cancerous or benign, Rather than using expensive equipment for testing, Gitanjali’s cost-effective increasing accuracy and speed of diagnoses. Devin was inspired to improve the approach to water safety uses a mobile app that populates the water’s status state of treatment after his grandfather passed away from cancer, and tapped almost immediately. Tethys is designed to be portable and easy to use, allowing into his passion for robotics to develop a solution. He hopes his innovation will individuals to test water safety whenever needed. She hopes to solve the water improve current standards of global healthcare by enabling faster, more accurate contamination crisis and decrease long-term health effects from lead exposure. and affordable diagnoses, especially in developing countries where access to A seventh-grader at STEM School and Academy, Gitanjali competed alongside medical professionals is scarce. nine other finalists during a live competition at the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. She was awarded the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist” as well as a $25,000 prize. During the past three months, Gitanjali and the other finalists had the exclusive opportunity to work directly with a 3M scientist to develop their innovations as part of a unique summer mentorship program. Gitanjali was paired with Dr. Kathleen Shafer, a 3M research specialist who develops new plastics technologies that have real-world applications in dentistry and other fields. Each of the students collaborated with some of 3M’s leading scientists, who provided guidance as they worked through the scientific method to advance their ideas from a theoretical concept into a physical prototype. Together, the 3M mentors and finalists shared their passion for science, reviewed the scientific process and worked virtually through pre-assigned objectives, with resources and support provided by 3M and Discovery Education. During the final competition, the finalists presented their inventions to an esteemed panel of 3M scientists, school superintendents and administrators from across the country. In addition to presenting their prototypes, the ten finalists paired up to compete in two additional challenges through which they combined multiple 3M technologies to solve real-world problems. For teachers, students and parents seeking a place to explore the world of scientific innovations and opportunities, Discovery Education and 3M developed the Young Scientist Lab, an interactive portal filled with engaging activities and standards-aligned teaching tools, anchored by the award-winning annual Young Scientist Challenge. The remaining nine finalists received $1,000 and a variety of prizes from Discovery Education and 3M. The second, third and fourth runners-up also received a trip to a taping of a show on Discovery’s family of networks.

Discovery Education 3m Young Scientist Challenge 2017 Top Ten Winners. Image: Andy King/Discovery Education.

The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in student prizes, paired students with worldrenowned scientists to give them real-world insights and delivered much-needed science resources to millions of students, teachers and families across the country. It targets students in the years when research indicates their interest in science begins to wane and encourages them to explore scientific concepts and creatively communicate their findings. Winners have gone on to be featured in Forbes magazine’s annual “30 Under 30” list, speak in front of members of Congress and attendees at the United Nations, meet the President of the United States, and demonstrate innovations on national television programs such as ABC World News Tonight, Fox & Friends, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The annual premier competition recognizes scientific thinking and curiosity in students grades 5-8 who dream up a solution to an everyday problem that ultimately could reshape and improve the way we live our lives. For more information and to learn how to paritipcate in the upcoming 2018 Challenge, visit www.YoungScientistChallenge.com.

What's YOUR Big Idea? Big Thinkers can win $25,000 in the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge www.YoungScientistChallenge.com/enter

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SPORTS

Come Out and Play:

It’s Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month!

With the 2018 Winter Olympics taking place next month, it's a great time to learn how to ski and snowboard, especially since January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month! Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month is a national effort to encourage families to get out on the snow and learn a new winter sport from a professional instructor. Many ski resorts across the U.S. are offering free or affordable programs for beginners and those who have some experience during the month of January. The whole family can have fun trying out a new winter sport! Find participating resorts by going to the official website: www.skiandsnowboardmonth.org. Over the years, the national ambassadors and leadership team for Learn to Ski and Snowboard month have included extreme skier Glen Plake, who is well known for the tall mohawk hair style he wears on the slopes, Olympic gold medalist snowboarder Kelly Clark, Olympic gold medalist Bode Miller, and many more. They all love skiing and want to get you out to learn a winter sport. “I urge people of all ages to come out to take ski and snowboard lessons . . . regardless of ability,” said Plake. “I want everyone to get out there and fun on the snow like I do. You don’t have to be that good; you just have to enjoy yourself.” The Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month program encourages children and adults - the whole family! - to get involved with skiing and snowboarding, and makes it easy for anyone to take some lessons and get some exercise out on the snow. Skiing and snowboarding are lifetime sports. Start out by taking lessons, learn how to dress to stay warm, and learn how to fuel your body with nutritious foods. If you’re already a skier or snowboarder, you can develop your skills by taking more advanced lessons and brushing up your skills.

Above: Olympics Gold Medal Winner Kelly Clark is an Ambassador and Leader for Ski and Snowboard Month.

Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month began in 2009 when a few resort associations launched their state-wide programs. Now resorts in many states across the country offer special learning programs during January. Resorts in some states also offer beginner/introduction programs for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. It’s fun. Don’t hibernate! Come out and play!

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JANUARY 2018 Flick Picks Paddington 2

My Little Pony: The Movie

(In Theaters: January 12, 2018)

Based on the stories of the beloved Paddington Bear in the book series by author Michael Bond, Paddington 2 is the live-action/ CGI animated comedy sequel to the 2014 film Paddington. Paddington 2 begins with Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop. He then embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy the pop-up book as a gift for Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday. When the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief. Starring Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington, and starring Hugh Grant, Sally Hawkins, Hugh Bonneville, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, and Peter Capaldi in live-action roles. Rated PG. (1 hr. 48 min.) StudioCanal, Canal+, CinĂŠ+Marmalade Films, Ltd., Warner Bros. and more.

(DVD Release: January 9, 2018)

When the menacing Storm King invades Canterlot with plans to steal the magic from the ponies, the very future of Equestria is at stake! When this dark force threatens Ponyville, the Mane 6 - Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity - embark on an action-packed heroic journey beyond Equestria. The ponies face their biggest challenge yet in a thrilling race to save their home. Along the way they meet new friends, and they learn that heroes come in all shapes and sizes, and that there is no force stronger than the Magic of Friendship. Featuring an all-star cast with Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber, Michael PeĂąa, Sia, Taye Diggs, Uzo Aduba, and Zoe Saldana, and an original song performed by Sia. My Little Pony: The Movie is an animated feature-length film based on the My Little Pony franchise and the series My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. Rated PG (for mild action). 1 hr. 33 min. Hasbro Studios, DHX Media and Lionsgate.

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W I H R A I D P U I U N G G T

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By Jan Buckner Walker

The Original Crossword Puzzle for Kids and Their Favorite Adults

The across clues are for kids and the down clues are for grown-ups!

Kids Across

1. When a piano player uses all ten of us to tickle the keys, we make beautiful music. What are we? 4. She's the person who is probably clapping the loudest when a student plays the piano on stage at school 7. Before and after: This name is shared by two piano players (It comes before Legend and after Elton) 9. _____ Connick, Jr. not only plays the piano, but he also played Dr. Clay Haskett, the head of the aquarium that helped an injured dolphin in "Dolphin Tale" 10. How many hands do you usually use to play the piano? 11. Lady _____ is a pop star with a wacky wardrobe who sure can play the piano 12. Sessions with a piano teacher 14. Funny story: Mozart once composed a musical piece that seemed impossible to perform because a person

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would need more than 10A hands to play it -- so he leaned forward and pressed one of the keys with his _____ What you have to do often if you want to one day play piano at the world famous Carnegie Hall Musical rhyme time: Pianists use their hands to press the keys and they use their feet to press down these A dynamic duo: Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles proved that you don't have to be able to do this to play the piano To add your voice to piano music

4. Tick, tock: Time-keeping piece on top of the piano 5. Child pianist's first song: "_____ Had a Little Lamb" 6. Officially named "The Celebrated Chop Waltz," it's a timeless two-finger, twopart melody (or tableware for teriyaki) 8. Piano's electric cousin that works for the church 11. Einsteins of the music world: Bosses like Beethoven and Bach 13. What does a concert pianist have in common with a person who loves the park? They both can often be seen ______ on a bench 15. Specific sequence of progressively higher notes (or to go up a rock climbing wall) 16. Rock on!: Played to perfection by "Late Night" bandleader Jon Batiste, the keytar is an electronic keyboard that hangs by a ___ around the neck and shoulders

Parents Down

1. As Maria noted in "The Sound of Music," it's a long, long way to run 2. Stately piano with a curvaceous figure that looks like a million bucks (and has a name that sounds like $1000) 3. Presentation at which hours of 12A and 17A finally bear fruit

Piano Puzzle

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January Maze

WINTER WORD SEARCH

Help the polar bear find his way out of the snowy maze! Learn how to draw this polar bear on page 5.

Find these words hidden in the puzzle below:

MITTENS

CHILLY

SCARF

HOT CHOCOLATE

SNOWFLAKE

ICE SKATE

SNOWMAN

ICICLE

WINTER

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Q N K I C T Q F R R E R E D

D N A K B P K U O L T K L W

C Z X M A S U G Q W A B T F

X I R X W D Z C T L K U M O

G R C R H O V A F D S C F L

C V J L W M N W C P E H F I

S I N I E Q O S F W C I O X

N T N K W N N J Y L I L Y I

O T W A S U M L D A B L I X

E D F D I G V X K E G Y K B

Q H O T C H O C O L A T E L

W M X S C A R F G K J R Q O

E O P H V F O U E D R E X R

R W T A D H O U Q R W V A O

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