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One Great Thing for Thursday, 5/14

As parents grappling with life in the era of coronavirus ourselves, we know how hard it feels to get through these days—let alone what the next weeks and months will bring. Every day, we’ll share a few great things that are helping us cope with kids at home, work to do, and plenty to worry about. We hope they help you, too.

Spring means…spring cleaning! (Did you think we were going to say something more fun like, say, baseball season? Sorry.) As the weather warms, it’s a good time to think about spring and summer chores to help your home feel refreshed. Make sure everyone gets a job—whether it’s recycling old papers you don’t need anymore, watering the plants, or cleaning out the garage/basement/wherever your clutter lives.

College-bound students have more than just packing lists to consider this year.

Have you heard of the "Skunk Works"? Is it a farm for skunks? Think again. It's actually a secretive division of Lockheed Martin, an aircraft manufacturer, that has a unique approach to designing planes. Let's take a virtual field trip to see how they create amazing technology, faster than ever.

If you were stuck on an elevator for 30 seconds with just one person, who would you want it to be and what would you say?

Use Google Earth to find your house, your school, or any place in the world you’ve wanted to see. How about Times Square? The Great Pyramid of Giza?


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