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Students of all ages and skill levels are invited to join the Michigan Learning Channel (MLC) for a Week of Code, starting December 6.

The MLC has compiled a list of resources for anyone to try their hand at coding and other computer science activities.

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Join students across the state in the Let’s Read Together Challenge to see who can complete 1,000 minutes of reading.

Students from Preschool to 3rd Grade are tasked with reading 1000 minutes in October and November to qualify to be entered into a drawing for 20 of the Michigan Learning Channel’s favorite books from the “Read, Write, ROAR!” television series.

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  • Study: Warmer summers worsen tick infestations for US moose
    on November 30, 2021

    By John Flesher, Associated Press TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — It’s a ghastly sight: ticks by tens of thousands burrowed into a moose’s broad body, sucking its lifeblood as the agonized host rubs against trees so vigorously that much of its fur wears away. Winter tick infestation is common with moose across the northern U.S. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • Ignore the buzz, here’s why Enbridge Line 5 won’t likely close anytime soon
    on November 29, 2021

    By Kelly House, Bridge Michigan and Lester Graham, Michigan Radio The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • Fossil Finds: Great Lakes coral and sea life remnants says much about its past and future
    on November 29, 2021

    The Great Lakes region wasn’t always the freshwater realm we know today: rewind to a couple centuries ago and it was actually covered in tropical seawater. That’s why many of the fossils found in the area today are portions of coral reefs and ancient sea creatures.   “When you think of Michigan or Illinois, you imagine cold and snow, but it wasn’t always that way. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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