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Anyone got a light? We all do! In Light, kids will learn why, without the light of the sun, life as we know it simply would not survive. Find out how all living things – even humans – collect light in order to breathe, eat, and multiply. See how some creatures take it to the next level by lighting up their own bodies, or by glowing in the dark, then take a peek at the structure of the eye – which has one major job: letting in light so we can see. For plants, however, collecting light is not about sight, but about food: They use light to power photosynthesis, and have a number of nifty ways to get what they need, from “following” the sun as it moves (phototropism) to growing ever-bigger leaves in shady spots to maximize their intake.
From there, check out the ways that light, which carries energy, affects the world around us. Without it, puddles would not evaporate, tomatoes would never ripen and X-rays wouldn’t exist. And there are many more highlights for kids here, such as explorations of how light powers our many high-tech gadgets. Then they can spend some time investigating the real meaning of the phrase “at the speed of light”; for kids obsessed with the fastest of everything, this section will be an eye-opener.
I love the Kids Discover magazines. I've gotten them from the very beginning and always have ways to use them in my classroom.
Thank you for keeping discovering so interesting for children of all ages.
Even with 7th graders, I use the magazines since the illustrations are superb!
The topics in the various magazines have sparked great conversational skills as well as working on language literacy with my students… GREAT TOPICS for a variety of students.
Our WHOLE family enjoys these magazines -- we keep all of them, they make excellent reference guides for school projects/papers!
Love this website and Love Kids Discover Magazine… Thank you for providing such a unique and positive publication for our children.
My son and I always look forward to the newest issue of Kids Discover - we both learn something new!
These are the BEST kid friendly magazines!!
Kids Discover is great for homeschoolers and also just to keep yourself informed in small doses - we all love it!
My kids are all older now (2 high school, 1 college) and Kids Discover is STILL our most waited for, most read, most loved magazine we get. THANKS!!!