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Bulletin, Progressive, PinePress, RelJorter, Record Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 Many lives were lost and many people need help following Haiti's earthquake. Kids everywhere are saying: L There are LOTS of ways kids like you can help. This special Kid Scoop page tells you how! ppen? When you crack the / shell of a hard'boiled egg, you get a lot of separate pieces or plates of shell. The crust of the earth is like the shell of a hard,boiled egg. It is broken up into plates, too. But, unlike the pieces of a hard-boiled egg, the plates of the earth's crust move. Standards Link: Earth Science: Students know that plate tectonics account for major geological events, It All Adds Up, ii Following Hurricane Katrina, Kid Scoop readers came up with creative ideas to raise a lot of money, a little at a time. A student in Pennsylvania told us ... tOe helped torth a same called PENN ,RI I. Pen,l tears, each class competes aearnst other classes. Each class trres to have Uae smallest am0.nt 0F m0ee re rt class bre at the end oF the toeeL, Hoto? S'ucudenf donate m0ee to another class's brn to male ;he amount rn the o;her bres I,her than e home el ass bTn. tOe hoped to ralse J-100 re e L-Io.9 competition. Tha.Ls to 9enerous dona;rons, toe rased 5 t;mes our 90el, a total o ,18q.601 i::. Sense of Kindness What if you could understand kindness with all of your senses? Look through the newspaper for pictures that show what kindness: looks like sounds like feels like smells like tastes like Can you find an example for all five? Standards Link: Social Science: Students understand that being a good citizen involves acting in certain ways. First Red Cross Youth Activity When the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers flooded in 1884, a group of six children put On a play, raised money and sent it to the American Red Cross. The money helped a family that suffered greatly from the flood. To find out how much money the children raised, add up all of the even numbers on the red crosses below. Volunteering Find volunteer opportunities in the newspaper in your area. Identify the value, both personally and to the community, of doing a "good turn" in this situation. Standards Link: Civics: Understand the importance of volunteering as a characteristic of American society. CAPITAL PLATES DONATE MONEY CRUST FORCES UNICEF RESPOND RED DISASTER WATER CARE EKAU K R E T C RU S FAD D O E P I R C N I C UA E E H R E S V S E Q H AW T E C I T A T A T N WA T A T R A E F MD R I O I E NN S S S E A P R Y S O H E T N PIED L P R P Standards Link: Letter sequencing. Recognized identical words, Skim and scan reading. Recall spelling patterns. Creative American Red Cross The American Red Cross provides help to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. www.redcross.org 1-800-HELP-NOW UNICEF UNICEF is helping in Haiti by providing children with clean water, food and emergency security services. www.unicef.org 1-800-FOR-KIDS CARE CARE is providing emergency food, shelter and medical aid following the largest earthquake to strike Haiti in 200 years. www.care.org 1-800-521-2"273 oeooeoeeeeeeeeoeeoeeeoeeeeo Oxfam After a disaster like the Haiti earthquake, disease can spread quickly without proper sanitation and clean drinking water which Oxfam helps to provide. www.oxfam.org 1-800-776-9326 i! fo , ii Howl Helped Send us a letter or an e-mail telling us what you did to help people affected by the earthquake in Haiti. How did helping make you feel? We may even share your letter with other Kid Scoop readers at www.kidseoop.eom in the weeks ahead. Send your letters to: Kid ScoopHow I Helped P.O. Box 1802 Sonoma, CA 95476 E-mail: thescoop @kidscoop.corn Please include your school and grade. Sorry, we cannot return letters mailed to the Kid Scoop offices.