Amazingly, trees cover over 30 percent of the world’s land area. In forests, they’re kings and queens, reigning supreme over all the other plants and animals below. In parks and gardens, and along city streets, trees bring beauty and a. Read More
Kids who are keen on learning about blood will get the full story here, starting with the different types of cells that constitute it and moving through what it does, how it does it, and what happens when it doesn’t go with the flow. Learn More
Cells, for kids, lays out all the basic facts about these microscopic structures out of which our bodies are made, covering everything from their internal “organs” to the way they determine every single human characteristic. Learn More
From powerful pump to the imagined seat of our emotions, the abilities of the human heart, for kids, are broken down here in colorful sections on everything from its many internal structures to how to care for your heart. Learn More
Make way for microbes! For kids who want all the squirmy details about the invisible creatures that make us sick (but mostly keep us alive), this issue delivers; from microbes’ many positive uses to the sometimes-destructive path they’ve made through history, it’s all here. Learn More
Fill ‘er up! With healthy food, that is. The elements of good nutrition, for kids, are featured here, with a focus on which foods provide the best fuel, the role of vitamins, and how the digestive process works. Learn More
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Here in the Northern Hemisphere, deciduous trees stand quietly waiting to be dressed in spring clothes. The air is quiet. Perhaps there is snow. It is time to walk among the winter trees and see what secrets their leaves have been hiding all summer long. Read More
It begins about 10,000 years ago, toward the end of the Ice Age. A group of tiny organisms called coral polyps dies. The animals, which had attached themselves to the ocean floor near the shoreline, leave behind their hard, limestone. Read More
Explore the spectacular inner workings of a human cell with this informative infographic. Read More
…And they’re not tigers, sharks, vultures, or any other animal, for that matter. They’re plants! “How can that be?” you’re probably wondering. According to your science book, plants make their own food through photosynthesis. They don’t eat meat or need. Read More
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