March 1, 2010
Print and share these interviews with Stephen Low, director of The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D, a new documentary about surfing and the science of waves; Kelly Slater, nine-time world surf champ and star of The Ultimate Wave; and 14-year-old Tahitian surfer, Keoni Yan, who appears in the film.
Also print and share our interview with Rebecca Chandler, an International Rescue Committee worker, who is assisting children affected by the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti.Reproducibles for the March 1, 2010 issue!
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March 1, 2010: Table of Contents
PAGE 2: News Shorts
PAGE 4: News Special
In Plane Sight?
Plus: Watch Out!
PAGE 6: News Debate
Is the Iditarod Cruel to Dogs?
Plus: How You Voted
PAGE 8: HOT TOPIC: World
Hope Amid the Ruins
Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake took 14-year-old Daphne Joseph’s home and family. Here, she tells her remarkable story.
Plus: A Tale of Survival
PAGE 12: Mapsearch
PAGE 14: History
American History Play
Helen Keller: Beyond the Darkness
A fever left Helen Keller deaf and blind before the age of 2. Could anyone free her from a world of isolation?
PAGE 18: Making Connections
PAGE 20: Geography
Surf champ Kelly Slater goes for the ultimate wave in a new documentary.
PAGE 22: GeoSkills
PAGE 24: What Do You Know?
JS’s 102 Words to Know; Cartoon; Eyewitness