The Global Selfie Project 2014

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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?”

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Bike polo is a wild ride

Shannon Frey takes off with the ball.  (Photo: Wayne Leidenfrost / The Vancouver Sun)

Shannon Frey takes off with the ball.
(Photo: Wayne Leidenfrost / The Vancouver Sun)

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Patty Bossort 
Level 2

What is bike polo?
Bike polo is played by six people on bicycles.
They chase a hard orange ball. They hit the ball with mallets.

Players cover the wheels. This keeps the ball out of the spokes.

The sport is getting more popular.
Everyone is welcome to play.
Teams can be all male, all female or mixed.

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The business of time

Vahid Yazdanmehr sells many clocks and watches Photo:  Jason Payne/The Vancouver Sun

Vahid Yazdanmehr sells clocks and watches.
Photo: Jason Payne/The Vancouver Sun

Level 1

Meet Vahid.
Vahid was born in Iran.
He came to Canada 30 years ago.
He sells and fixes clocks and watches.
His business is called It’s About Time.
It’s About Time is in Langley, B.C.

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