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Seaweed Solution

November 27, 2020

Louis Druehl is a seaweed farmer. He lives and works in Bamfield, British Columbia. That’s in Canada. He has been farming kelp since 1982. Kelp is a brown seaweed. Druehl has studied seaweed. He’s cooked seaweed. He’s even written a…

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Animals

A Powerful Predator

November 27, 2020

Sharks are at the top of the ocean food chain. The great white shark is one of the ocean’s most powerful predators. Take a look at how the great white shark hunts for food. Sniffing Out Dinner A great white…

Environment

Forest Life

November 13, 2020

Daniel Nepstad is an ecologist. He studies the Amazon rainforest. It’s in South America. The Amazon is home to millions of species of plants and animals. But deforestation is a threat to the area. Last year, wildfires burned there. Here…

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Animals

How Animals Vote

September 18, 2020

Americans will vote for a president on November 3. Did you know that some animals vote too? Here’s how. Honeybees Honeybees look for a new home. How do they vote for one? They dance. The bees move to another place…

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Sea Turtle Discovery Zone

May 1, 2020

Sea turtles are ancient creatures. They have been around since the time of the dinosaurs. A sea turtle spends most of its life underwater. But female sea turtles lay eggs on the beach. And all sea turtles must come to…

History

A World of Dinosaurs

December 27, 2019

A paleontologist is someone who hunts for fossils. Paleontologists have made discoveries all over the world. They have found dinosaur bones on every continent. Have you heard of these dinosaurs? United States — Tyrannosaurus Rex Many Tyrannosaurus rex bones have…

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Fantastic Forests

October 4, 2019

A forest is made up of trees. This habitat is also home to many creatures. Did you know there are three types of forests? Read about them here. Tropical Rain Forest Tropical rain forests are hot and damp. They are…

Animals

Animals on the Move

April 26, 2019

Many creatures migrate. They travel in big groups from one place to another. Some animals migrate when the weather changes. Others set off to find new sources of food and water. Lots of animal migrations take place in Africa.…

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Turning The Tide

March 15, 2019

The Tappan Zee Bridge was around for 62 years. It carried people across the Hudson River, in New York. In 2018, workers picked the bridge apart, piece by piece. Now the old bridge is being recycled. Huge pieces of…

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Science

Seeing Green

August 31, 2018

Why does a leaf look green? Great question! It has to do with light and how humans see color. Light bounces off objects and into our eyes. In this case, the leaf is the object. The sun shines white light…