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Sea Turtle Discovery Zone

April 27, 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…


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…


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 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.…


Turning The Tide

March 18, 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…



Seeing Green

September 8, 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…


A Gigantic Discovery

May 1, 2018

Scientists have discovered ancient dinosaur footprints. The tracks were found on the Isle of Skye, in Scotland. They are about 170 million years old. About 50 fossilized footprints have been found. “The more we look on the isle of Skye,…


Hot Spots

November 14, 2017

The Ring of Fire is a 25,000-mile-long belt around the Pacific Ocean. It is home to many volcanoes. In fact, three-quarters of the Earth’s volcanoes are here. That’s more than 450 volcanoes! The Ring of Fire sits along the outline…