For the last two and a half years, 15 scientists have been scouring the oceans in search of some of earth's smallest but most important organisms - Plankton. The exhaustive research has revealed some great news and some, not so encouraging.
Kids News - Fish Articles
A goldfish is a goldfish is a goldfish right? Wrong, say some experts in China and to prove their point they organized a pageant dedicated entirely to these tiny beauties. Held on Saturday, September 15th, 2012, in Fuzhou a city in the Fujian Province, the first International Goldfish Championship attracted 3,000 contestants from 14 countries ranging from neighboring Indonesia and Malaysia, all the way to Brazil.
The sport of fishing requires a lot of patience and time. That's because once the line is thrown in, there is very little a fisherman can do, but wait and hope that a succulent Bass or Flounder will not only glide by, but also, take the bait.
Common Core Resources
It's 1943 and WW II is raging. To escape the Blitz, 10 yr old Wesley and 14 yr old Charles were evacuated from England. After a treacherous ocean crossing, they arrive in America and are staying with the large and rowdy Ratcliff family on their farm near Richmond, Virginia. Suffering from both culture shock and the trauma of traveling across the U-boat-infested Atlantic, the brothers search for ways to adjust to the rural South, get the hang of American slang, and deal with being cut off from their parents. Author L. M. Elliott brings to light this meticulously-researched story of World War II on U.S. soil.
For Grades 5-9
There was no drum roll, no hoopla or fanfare - Just a faster heartbeat, as California Angler Steve Woznaik, hooked a small coley on July 21st, 2010. Caught in the midst of the cold waters of the Norwegien Fjord this seemingly insignificant catch, marked the finale of his 10-year quest, to become the first person to catch a thousand different species of fish.
How would you like to spend six months in a beautiful three-bedroom house on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, swimming with the fishes, taking videos and pictures and blogging about anything interesting . . . . . . . And get paid for doing all this?
If British Scientists have their way, the waters around Europe may soon be swarming with schools of strange looking fish. However, before you rush to get your fishing rods, be warned, for these are no ordinary fish, but robo-fish, released to sniff out toxic water pollutants.