*  Teach Dear America | Scholastic.com
The dust was black - blotting out the sun and making the air unbreathable. The region became known as the Dust Bowl. People ( ... and animals) couldn't live in the dust so they started to move. Soon there were Dust Bowl refugees - families who packed up ... In 1931, the drought and strong winds caused dust storms to roll across the country. ...
*  Parents | Scholastic.com
Hatch sings as he dusts his living room. "Somebody loves me!" Mr. Hatch whistles as he does his errands in town. "But who," Mr ...
*  Parent Primer: Earth Science | Parents | Scholastic.com
No one knows for sure, but scientists believe that over 4.5 billion years ago, the earth was born from a cloud of dust ... Clouds are made up of water droplets that have attached to dust or smoke in the air. When clouds are saturated with moisture ...
*  Science Explorations: Journey Into Space: Atmosphere | Scholastic.com
Air is a mixture of colorless gases, water vapor, and dust particles. About79 percent of air is nitrogen; about 21 percent is ... The lower atmosphere is filled with countless specks of dust tiny particles of matter from soil, fires, plants, salt spray, ...
*  Special Winter Health Section: Asthma Alert | Scholastic
Dust mites and mold will proliferate in a humid environment, so it's best to keep the environment dry,' advises Dr. Stadtmauer ... Smoke, fumes, stress, mold spores, pollen, animal dander, medications, dust, and food allergies (a common cause in very young ... and dusting and damp mopping as often as possible. Keep in mind, too, that in children under five an asthma attack most ...
*  Big Day: 'I Lost My Tooth!' | Parents | Scholastic.com
Perhaps your child's prize arrives in a little pouch (that the Tooth Fairy threw over her shoulder) with some fairy dust ( ...
*  Dust by Arthur Slade | Scholastic
p,Seven-year-old Matthew disappearsone day on a walk into Horshoe, a dust bowl farm town in Depression-era Saskatchewan. Other ...
*  Dust From Old Bones by Sandra Forrester | Scholastic
Simone Racine, a thirteen-year-old girl of mixed race, lives in New Orleans in 1838. Although she is not a slave, she still has to follow the rules of white peo
*  Cursive Writing Made Fun | Parents | Scholastic.com
Practicing the basics of cursive writing is as simple as encouraging your child to take a pen and scribble along lined paper without lifting up the pen. But be sure to make it fun and not a chore. Use brightly colored markers, and ask your child to choose his favorite things - dogs, baseball, Mommy, and Daddy - and help him copy the word in script.. ...
*  Scholastic Parent Voices: April 2009
Probably I'll keep it for old times' sake, as I did my Selectric typewriter gathering dust for years before I moved and threw ... they had that beautiful parlor that was dusted every day by a different sister!) An American family classic, right up there ...