The Global Selfie Project 2014


These signs told where on the earth the picture was taken.
(Photo courtesy of NASA)

Adapted from the NASA website by Patty Bossort.
Level 3

NASA takes pictures of the earth from space.
We learn a lot about the earth from their pictures.

NASA celebrated Earth Day 2014 with the Global Selfie Project.

What is the Global Selfie Project?
NASA asked people all around the world a simple question.
The question was, “Where are you on Earth Right Now?”

Read the PDF and do the exercise

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Happy Eid!


Eid Mubarak
(Photo: Hamed Saber / CC, Flickr)

We wish a happy Eid to our readers and their families!

Eid is celebrated by millions of people across Canada and the world.
It is an important holiday for the Muslim community.
It is a time for prayer, family, and festivity.©2012 The Official Westcoast Reader

Successful foster kids: Robert Davidson – Audio

<b>Robert Davidson lost BC government support at age 19.</b><br />  (Photo: Ric Ernst / The Vancouver Sun)

Robert Davidson lost BC government support at age 19.
(Photo: Ric Ernst / The Vancouver Sun)

This is the third part of a series about successful foster kids.

Listen to the story “Successful foster kids: Robert Davidson” - Level 2 

Reading by: Patty Bossort

Click here for the text version of this article.

Click here for the Westcoast Reader online article with links.©2012 The Official Westcoast Reader