Kids News - Current Events
The Islands of Hawaii, USA usually associated with beautiful serene beaches is also home to another amazing attraction - active volcanoes. And right now one of its youngest volcanoes, Kilauea is spewing out some spectacular lava on the Big Island of Hawaii.
In previous issues of DOGONews,we have brought you fun and easy to learn multiplication tricks from glad2teach.co.uk. Now here's a fun and easy way to solve long division questions......in less than six seconds of course! You are sure to impress your teachers and friends.
Teacher Resource & Giveaway
Welcome to Explorer Academy – an exciting new fiction series for middle graders from National Geographic’s new imprint, Under the Stars. Adventure, code breaking, cool technology – the seven book series has all the elements kids and educators look for. Many ideas were inspired by real-life National Geographic explorers and each book features a “Truth Behind the Fiction” section that profiles their work. Download the educator guide and email us to win a copy for your class.
Eleven-year old Kevin Stufflebeam, a fifth grader from Allegan, Michigan sure knows his historical facts. In fact, he knows them so well that he recently corrected an 18-year old mistake at the Smithsonian Institutional's Museum of Natural History in Washington.
This Fall, DreamWorks Pictures and director Steven Spielberg willl start the production of the first of three movies based on Belgium's swashbuckling comic book hero Tintin. While relatively unknown in North America, the comic book series which has sold over 200 million copies worldwide and been translated into 50 different languages, continues to be popular in Europe, 70 years after they were first published.
The symbolic Olympic torch arrived in Beijing, China from Athens, Greece to kick of a 130-day historic relay, counting down to the Summer Olympics. The new Olympic torch, shaped like a Chinese scroll was received with much fanfare by China's President Hu Jintao and thousands of people waving red and white pompoms.
Hope you all had fun watching the slimy Nickelodeon Kids Choice 2008 awards on Saturday. We sure did. Now it's time for us to announce the DOGONews contest winners. We were very impressed with your predictions - Most of you got were able to correctly predict three of the six categories.
Without further ado, the winners of the first of many DOGONews contests are.....................