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Environment

Ready, Set, Sail!

July 23, 2021

This spring, 12 sailing teams took part in the first Ocean Race Europe. The race began on May 29. It set off from Lorient, France. Teams spent 22 days at sea. They sailed on the Atlantic Ocean. They also sailed…

Animals

Kids Care About: Sea Turtles

July 23, 2021

TFK Kid Reporter Sophia Hou cares about sea turtles. She talked to experts about why these animals are in danger. Learn how you can help. Sea turtles live all over the world. They live near coasts and in open waters.…

Science

Wet and Dry

November 24, 2020

There is a big difference between a rainforest and a desert. Water! Water makes a rainforest wet and green. But a desert gets very little water. That is why it is dry. Read on to compare these two habitats. The…

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Animals

Arctic Life

November 24, 2020

The Arctic is one of the coldest habitats on Earth. Animals there have thick fur. Some have a layer of fat to keep them warm. Here’s how Arctic animals survive. Furry animals make the most of their coats. The Arctic…

World

All About Earth Day

March 12, 2020

Earth Day is here! It takes place each year on April 22. The first Earth Day was 50 years ago. People celebrate by doing things that help protect the planet. Read on to learn more. How will you celebrate? …

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Animals

A Bear's Life

November 21, 2019

Bears are large, furry mammals. They have big skulls and strong jaws. Different types of bears are found in many parts of the world. How does a bear spend its day? Read on to find out. Bears are omnivores. Omnivores…

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Animals

Compare the Bears

November 21, 2019

There are eight species of bears. They are different colors and sizes. They live in different parts of the world. Read the chart to learn about three bear species. Which is your favorite? Giant Panda FOOD — Bamboo shoots and…

Science

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…

Science

Under the Sea

February 3, 2017

Sylvia Earle is a scientist. She has spent many years studying oceans. She loves to learn about plants and animals that live underwater. She works to keep the oceans clean. She protects the animals that live there. Ocean Explorer Earle…