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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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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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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Young Game Changers

Speaking Up for Earth

February 14, 2020

Greta Thunberg is an activist. She lives in Sweden. Greta cares about protecting Planet Earth. She asks others to do their part to help the planet, too. Read on to learn more about the 17-year-old. Greta goes on strike.…

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Earth Science

Fantastic Forests

October 4, 2019

Forests are made of trees. Let's look at three types of forests. Temperate Forest Temperate forests are found all over the world. These forests have four seasons. They are hot or cool at different times of the year. Animals adapt…

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