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Dive In!

April 24, 2020

Meet Daniel Botelho. He is a photographer. He takes pictures of underwater animals. Botelho spoke to TIME for Kids about his work. This is a GREAT WHITE SHARK. Botelho took this photo from the safety of a boat. Why? The…

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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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Animals

Awesome Adaptations

February 21, 2020

Caves are full of interesting animals. These animals fly, swim, and slither. Here, read about four cave creatures. Learn how they have adapted to their dark habitat. Bats Bats make a high-pitched sound. It bounces off the cave walls. They…

Animals

Beetles in Action

January 13, 2020

Beetles are insects. There are thousands of types. Beetles come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. Let’s learn more about these cool critters. Get ready to explore the world of beetles. Beetles are found almost everywhere. They like dark,…

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Dinosaur World

December 27, 2019

Paleontologists are people who hunt for fossils. They want to learn about the past. They dig up dinosaur bones all over the world. Have you heard of these creatures? United States — Tyrannosaurus Rex Many T. rex bones have been…

Animals

That's Wild!

November 22, 2019

Slimy? Scaly? How would you describe the animals below? Read on to learn about their skin. Snakes shed their skin. This happens as the reptiles grow. Sometimes, a snake’s skin will come off in one piece. There is a fresh…

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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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All About Cactuses

April 30, 2018

Cactuses are plants. They live in the desert. They grow where it is hot and dry. Read on to learn more about cactuses. Cactuses are special. There are about 2,000 types of cactuses. They come in many shapes, sizes, and…

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Animals

A Frog’s Life

March 26, 2018

A frog goes through four stages of life. It changes and grows at each stage. Frogs lay eggs. That’s where new frogs come from. The eggs hatch in one to three weeks. Then a tadpole hatches from an egg. A…

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Animals

Busy Bees

December 29, 2017

Bees are insects. They live together in beehives. Life in a beehive can be busy. But each bee knows its job. See what goes on inside a hive. Bees live together. Thousands of bees live together inside beehives. The bees…

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