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Space

Space Explorer

December 20, 2019

Meet the Mars 2020 Rover. It is a robotic scientist. NASA will send it to Mars in 2020. Its job is to look for clues about life on the Red Planet. The rover has one arm. That arm is seven…

The Human Body

Give Me Some Skin!

November 22, 2019

What is the body’s largest organ? Skin! Skin is the body’s outside layer. It protects your body. Here’s the scoop on skin. In Control Skin helps keep the body at the right temperature. We get goose bumps when it’s cold.…

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The Human Body

Science of Sound

October 25, 2019

What is sound? Sound is created when an object vibrates. The vibrations travel in waves. Sound waves reach our ears. The ears send a message to the brain. That’s how we hear different sounds! A sound can be loud or…

Environment

Log Life

October 4, 2019

A tree has fallen in the forest. Its branches are rotting. But rotting logs are full of life. Look what lives and grows on logs. Ferns grow on fallen wood. These leafy plants do not have flowers. Mushrooms are a…

Weather

Stormy Weather

March 1, 2019

The sky is dark. The clouds are heavy. The wind is strong. It’s storming! Storms happen all around the world. But not all storms are alike. Here are four types of storms. Have you been caught in a storm? Thunderstorm …

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Weather

On the Map

March 1, 2019

A weather map shows information about the weather. Meteorologists use weather maps to see patterns. The maps help them predict the weather. A weather map can show temperature, wind speed, wind direction, and more. It shows where storms are and…

Animals

Meet the Dinos

January 11, 2019

Close your eyes. Imagine the Earth millions of years ago. Giant reptiles ruled the planet. Now join TFK as we travel back in time. Let’s explore the world of dinosaurs! This is a Tyrannosaurus rex. It was one of the…

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Space

Explore the Moon

November 16, 2018

The moon is Earth’s closest neighbor. It is the brightest object in the night sky. Scientists have studied the moon for thousands of years. Learn more about the moon. The moon is about 4½ billion years old. It is made…

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Engineering

Measuring Up!

February 9, 2018

We can learn about the world around us by taking measurements. Different tools help us make different kinds of measurements. Here are a few tools for measuring. Thermometer A thermometer measures temperature. It tells us how hot or cold something…

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Animals

Animals in Winter

December 8, 2017

Brr! We wear warm clothing in winter. When it’s cold, we light a fire. Animals also find ways to stay warm in winter. Grizzly bears hibernate. They spend the winter sleeping. The bear’s body temperature drops. A bear doesn’t need…

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