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What is a Hurricane?

September 9, 2022

A hurricane is a huge storm of wind and rain. Hurricanes form over warm ocean waters. But sometimes, one reaches land. Eye of the Storm A hurricane is a wind storm. The wind can reach more than 150 miles per…

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Hurricane Safety

September 9, 2022

Do you live in a place where hurricanes happen? There are things your family can do before a hurricane hits. Here are four. Plan to leave if needed. Know the evacuation route. Road signs point the way. Keep an emergency…

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The Changing Year

August 26, 2022

Every year has four seasons. They are summer, fall, winter, and spring. The weather changes with the season. Read about each season below. Which one do you like best? Summer Summer is the warmest season. Fruit grows on trees.…

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What Causes Seasons?

August 26, 2022

Earth has four seasons. They are summer, fall, winter, and spring. The Earth moves around the sun. One trip takes a year. As it moves, the Earth is tilted. This is what causes the seasons. The equator is an imaginary…

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Animals

Deep in the Sea

February 11, 2022

The ocean is deep. It is made up of different zones, or areas. Here are three of them. SUNLIGHT ZONE This zone gets heat from the sun. It gets light, too. Most ocean plants and animals live here. TWILIGHT ZONE…

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Animals

Up in the Trees

October 14, 2021

Many creatures make a home in the trees. Read about some of the animals that live up high. Swinging from Treetops Orangutans live in rainforests. They swing from tree to tree. They build nests in trees. Pecking Holes Woodpeckers live…

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Animals

Animal World

September 10, 2021

The world is full of animals. They can be classified, or grouped. Read about four groups below. Salmon are fish. Fish live in water. Fins help them swim. Gills help them breathe. Most fish are covered in scales. Robins are…

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Spot the Differences

September 10, 2021

Sharks and dolphins both live in the ocean. What is the same about them? What is different? Shark A shark is a type of fish. It breathes underwater with gills. Sharks sometimes travel and hunt alone. A group of sharks…

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Environment

Hot Zone

September 10, 2021

There are about 1,500 volcanoes in the world that might erupt. Many are in an area around the Pacific Ocean. This is called the Ring of Fire. The Ring of Fire was made by tectonic plates. Tectonic plates are big…

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Ready, Set, Erupt!

August 29, 2021

A volcano is a mountain. It has a hole at the top. Some volcanoes have hot melted rock inside. Learn more about volcanoes below. Volcanoes can erupt. Ash and lava shoot out of a volcano. Lava is hot. It flows…

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