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Ready, Set, Erupt!

November 24, 2017

There are many volcanoes around the world. They can be dangerous. Researchers study volcanoes. A volcano is a mountain. There is magma underneath it. Magma is hot liquid rock. It bursts out of the mountain as lava. Volcanoes can erupt.…

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A Time of Changes

September 1, 2017

Fall is a season of changes. In most parts of the country, the weather changes. It gets colder. Plants and animals change, too. They get ready for winter. Some animals collect food. Squirrels gather acorns. They will eat the…

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Water Works

April 28, 2017

Water is important to our lives. We use it every day in many ways. Read about some of the ways we use water. Find out why we need it. How do you and your community use water? Water helps us…

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A Butterfly’s Life

April 14, 2017

A butterfly passes through four stages of life. At each stage, it looks different. 1. Egg A female butterfly lays an egg on a leaf. The egg is small and round. A special glue sticks it to the leaf. After…

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Thank You, Plants!

March 3, 2017

Do you have plants in your home or garden? Plants are all shapes and sizes. They are important for people and animals. They make our lives better in many ways. How do plants help us? Read to find out! Plants…

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Animals

Cool Cats

January 13, 2017

This is a cheetah. It is the fastest animal on land. Find out about other kinds of wild cats. Margays are small cats. They live in the jungles of Central and South America. Margays are good climbers and spend much…

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Life in the Water

November 18, 2016

Sea mammals swim in the water. But they are not fish. They breathe air. They are warm-blooded, just like humans. Some sea mammals can also walk on land. Find out about these animals! A Slow Swimmer Manatees live in shallow…

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Animals

Taking a Trip

October 21, 2016

Do you know anyone who moves south for the winter? Some animals travel south every year. They migrate to winter homes. They go by land, sea, and air. Take a look at animals that migrate. Butterflies fly. In the fall,…

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Animals

All About Owls

September 23, 2016

Night Creatures Owls are nocturnal. They are active at night. They sleep during the day when the sun is shining. Silent Flyers Owls fly quietly. How do they do it? The secret is their long wings and the shape of…

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