Kids News - Science Articles
On Monday, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta unveiled its newest resident, Nandi - A 450 pound manta ray, with a wingspan of 9ft. Nandi is extra special given that she is the first and only manta ray in a U.S. aquarium and one of only four on display in the entire world!
Millions of gadgets and gizmos are invented daily - However, only a lucky few are fortunate to actually get manufactured and even fewer are successful. Over the last 35 years, British author, Maurice Collins has made it his hobby and business to collect as many of these weird and wacky, albeit unsuccessful inventions, as he possibly can.
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Aru Shah and the End of Time is the inaugural title under the Rick Riordan Presents Imprint. Inspired by Hindu mythology, best-selling author Roshani Chokshi, tells the story about a twelve-year-old girl who sets a cosmic showdown in motion when she lights an ancient lamp on a dare. Aru embodies bravery, and friendship, in this action-packed adventure. Download the discussion guide, and enter to win a FREE copy for your class.
Hyperion, the world's tallest tree, is a beautiful coastal redwood that stands proudly in the old redwood forests of Northern California, spanning 379-feet above the ground.
Most stories on endangered animals end on a sad note - however here is one that is really exciting and uplifting. Last Tuesday, the U.S. based Wildlife Conservation Society announced that they had found over 125,000 rare endangered gorillas in the swamps of Congo, Africa.