Master Migrator

Master Migrator

Why do animals migrate? In the spring and fall, you’ve most likely noticed large flocks of birds flying overhead. What are they upto every year? Certain animals move from one place to another, in huge groups and It’s called migration. Migration is...
Diamond Design

Diamond Design

What can we learn from the brilliance of a diamond?   Well, nothing sparkles like a diamond. Diamonds aren’t only pretty to look at, they are also the hardest natural substance known to man. The word diamond comes from the Greek word that means unbreakable. Only...
The Amazing Octopus

The Amazing Octopus

Can animals use tools? Scientists have recently discovered the most unusual way animals use tools, or even trash to build their homes. Scurrying across the seafloor is the veined octopus, who builds his house using elements such as coconut shells or in this case a...
Stinky Flowers?

Stinky Flowers?

  What is a titan arum? The Corpse flower is one of the world’s rarest flowers. It grows in Indonesia and its stalk can grow up to 15 feet tall and its bloom can be more than three feet wide! Even with this amazing size, the corpse flower is best known for its...
Hippocampus?

Hippocampus?

Do you know what a hippocampus is? That’s the scientific name for seahorse! This tiny and unique fish lives in the ocean and is called a seahorse because its head looks like a tiny horse. This unusual creature often pairs up and swims with another seahorse, and they...
Canyons on Mars?

Canyons on Mars?

How is a canyon formed and what can we learn from these massive erosion remnants?  Due to record spring rainfall, water was diverted around the dam in Canyon Lake of Central Texas in the summer of 2002. This flood flow carved through solid bedrock resulting in a two...

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