You and your child's hands are overflowing with a bounty of colorful fall leaves. What can you do with all this beauty? We suggest turning your treasures into a turkey tail or two.
Once a year on the fourth Sunday in July, we honor those unsung heroes -- parents. Not sure how to celebrate? These innovative ideas are sure to get your creative juices flowing.
For just one hour, kids and families and organizations worldwide will come together to turn out their lights and show it's possible to have an impact on climate change. Snag the kids' attention and help them participate in Earth Hour's voluntary power down with these ideas.
April Fool's Day is one we celebrate by having fun with harmless, practical jokes that leave everyone -- including the one being "pranked" laughing! Remember, it is never okay to do something mean or unkind to someone else.
Have you always wanted to take a trip to a foreign land? Perhaps you want to visit Egypt, Ireland, India, China, or Italy! While you wait for that dream vacation you can experience the next best thing. Go international -- at home!
Kids on the go need fuel! When you wake up in the morning, your body is like a car that has been on a long drive and hasn't been to the gas station. It needs its tank filled! The similarity ends there though. People fuel up in the kitchen after a long night's sleep.
Straw hats often conjure up favorite memories -- of dropping a line in the pond out back, of walking through rows upon rows of corn in the fields, of curling up under a tree enjoying a favorite book...
Fossils offer us clues about life in the past -- even years and years ago! Normally when a plant or animal dies, its remains either decay or perhaps are consumed by another animal. Sometimes though before that happens the conditions can be just right and the remains become buried and preserved.
Several people wanted to know why this earthquake produced a tsunami when most earthquakes do not. To understand that, we need to know about faults. Before you start listing all my faults, such as forgetting to include parts of the experiment, I am talking about geologic faults.
Anytime there is an earthquake, the news media makes a big point of talking about the Richter Scale, using it to indicate how bad the earthquake was. As we will see, the Richter Scale does not tell us nearly as much about surface effects as people think it does.