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Ready, Set, Recycle!

March 11, 2021

On Earth Day, people all around the world help the planet. But you can help the planet anytime. Recycling is an important way to do this. Do you recycle? Read on to learn more about it. What Can I Recycle?…

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Earth Science

Let's Compost!

March 11, 2021

This Earth Day, why not make a compost bin? Put some soil in a plastic bin or tub. Add leaves and twigs. Moisten with water. Now you can add scraps of fruits and vegetables. You can also add coffee grounds…

Weather

Wet Weather

February 9, 2021

Clouds are made up of tiny water droplets and other particles. When the water droplets get heavy, they fall to the ground. This is called precipitation. There are different forms of precipitation. Look out! Some days are rainy. Rain…

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Weather

Common Clouds

February 9, 2021

Clouds come in many forms. They are named after their shape and how high in the sky they are. Get the scoop on four types of clouds. Thin and Feathery When it’s nice out, you might see cirrus clouds. They…

Earth Science

Top to Bottom

February 9, 2021

Trees are an important part of life on Earth. They create the air we breathe. They give us shade and fruit. They are a home for animals. There are many types of trees. But all trees have the same parts.…

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Earth Science

From Season to Season

February 9, 2021

As seasons change, so do trees. They change as the weather does. Do you notice any of these changes in the trees near your home? Spring The weather warms. A tree awakens and grows buds. The buds will become…

Earth Science

An Ocean Food Chain

December 15, 2020

A food chain shows how energy passes from one living thing to another. The great white shark is at the top of the ocean food chain. Read on to learn more. 1.The Sun Light from the sun gives plants energy.…

Earth Science

From Seed to Fruit

September 10, 2020

A pumpkin is a type of squash. It can take four months for this fall fruit to grow. Take a look! 1. Plant the Seed A giant pumpkin begins as a tiny seed. The seed goes into the soil. …

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Earth Science

So Colorful!

September 10, 2020

Fall is a season of change. As the weather gets colder, acorns, apples, pumpkins, and leaves change color. Take a look. Acorns turn brown. Chipmunks gather and eat acorns. They store them for the winter. Apples turn red. Apples…

Earth Science

What Is a Cave?

February 21, 2020

Caves are dark and hollow. They can form underground, on hillsides, or in the walls of cliffs. Some caves were carved out by water. Others were formed by lava that cooled and hardened. Stalactites and stalagmites are sometimes found…

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