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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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Science

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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Science

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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Science

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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Science

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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Animals

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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