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Feb. 23, 2010
“Adios America; Hola Costa Rica”
Meet the Tatums – see family photos and watch a video about the orphanage they are building.
Read more about the Tatums and find out how you can help orphans in Costa Rica.
Take a virtual tour of Costa Rica and see the beautiful sights of beaches, flora, and fauna.
Learn more about Costa Rica, including the national flag and national bird.
“Meet an American hero”
Learn more about Pilot Leo Thorsness’s military and political career.
Read about other American heroes. Click on the link for the subject you want to explore.
See pictures and read biographies of African American heroes, from astronauts to military persons.
“Young athlete covers Olympics”
Find out when your favorite event will be televised or look on the right side of the page to keep score of each country’s medals.
Play online games and see pictures of athletes here:
“Take Your Best Shot”
See how Austin Gutwein plans to use free throws to build a medical clinic in Zambia, hope centers in Swaziland and dorms for an African school:
Scroll down to find some drills to help develop good basketball-playing skills.
“What does it really take to win?”
Find online swimming games at this site:
Feb. 16, 2010
“Haitians beg for tents after earthquake”
Find out how you can help the devastated earthquake victims.
Locate Port-au-Prince on the map and watch a YouTube video of the tents set up in Haiti.
See more pictures of ShelterBoxes being used all over the globe.
“Get out! Get out! – get outdoors, that is”
Read the 10 things on Lt. Gov. O’Brien’s Outdoor Bill of Rights list.
Find gobs of games and winter fun, with some indoor activities for when it’s really cold or some outdoor activities to enjoy.
Find 50 things to do outside during the winter.
“Secrets discovered for healthy weight”
Check out the food pyramid to make sure you are eating a balanced diet.
Check out 5 steps to a healthy lifestyle and get some recipes here:
Find yummy recipes and really cool movies and games to keep you healthy.
“Winter X Games thrills with chills and spills”
Click on photos of Winter X games and check out some of the thrills, chills, and spills. http://espn.go.com/action/xgames/winter/2010/index
“It’s fun to stay at the Y-M-C-A (camp)”
Learn how to make a lean-to shelter by following the photo-directions here:
“How do you juggle your commitments?”
Learn to juggle your commitments the proper way with help from this site:
Feb. 9, 2010
“Austin shoots for hope and wins”
A 5-minute video that everyone should watch! Austin’s Hoops of Hope
Hold your own Hoops of Hope event in your area.
Order Hoops of Hope T-shirts.
Order Austin’s paperback book.
Austin’s funds are used by World Vision to help AIDS orphans.
“PJ Day helps homeless”
Denver’s Road Home goal is to end homelessness.
Get decals, read about the homeless, and find volunteer opportunities
Read stories and see photos of children in Colorado who live in poverty.
“2010 Winter Olympics start this Friday”
Everything Vancouver: schedule, medals, athletes, countdown, and more.
Olympic Sports terms about snowboarding. Click on each sport and then click on Sports Terms.
Read all about Colorado’s Olympic athletes.
Colorado's 18 U.S. Olympians
Catch amazing slides of high flyers at the Winter X Games.
“Catch the Olympic spirit”
Team USA is ready for Vancouver.
Facts for your tour.
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Feb. 2, 2010
“Colorado to the rescue!”
See the press release from the governor’s office about the rescue of 32 orphans.
Read more about the people of Haiti and perhaps even sponsor a child.
Play geography games here to help you learn more about your world.
“New cars dazzle visitors in Detroit”
Take a photo tour of the auto show and see some really cool vehicles!
Race a bike or drive a monster car – play games here:
“Abby sets sail around the world alone”
Read about Abby’s travels at her blog site.
Read about the 33rd America’s Cup race, set to begin February 8.
“Super Bowl XLIV”
Get photos of pre-game activity and check out the clock countdown for the big game.
Find out about the top ten things to do while visiting Miami, Florida.
“Colorful candles light up Valentine’s Day”
Read these safety tips about candles before you start your craft.
Do puzzles, find coloring pages, and play games to learn more about fire safety.
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