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Why is Mars red?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! The red color of Mars is because of lots of rusted iron on the surface of Mars. This is why Mars is called the Red planet.  Try this  simple experiment on rust before you Read more…


How is Plastic made?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! Plastic is a very unique material that has been created by humans.  Materials like wood, paper, metal are found in nature but plastic is not found in nature, but is man-made. How is plastic Read more…


Why do Astronauts wear spacesuits?

Already know why Astronauts wear spacesuits? Take the QUIZ! Have you seen pictures of Astronauts ? Astronauts are trained to go into outer space. They usually wear a special bulky suit called a spacesuit.  Why do they need to wear this Read more…


What are living and non living things?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ!   Look around you. Everything that you see can either be classified as a living thing or as a non living thing. People, animals, plants, even germs are living things. Rocks, furniture, Books, toys Read more…


Why do you get dizzy?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! Do you like to spin round and round in circles for fun? But have you ever wondered why you feel like every thing around you is still moving even after you have stopped spinning? Read more…


How do mirrors work?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! Have you ever noticed how you can see your reflection in some objects and not on others. You can see yourself in mirrors, in a phone screen, on even a shiny car. Why do Read more…


How does a camel live in a desert?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! Do you know what a desert is? A desert is place that is very very dry. If you have ever seen pictures of a desert- the first thing you think about is SAND! Miles Read more…


How do we taste?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! Your Senses help you understand the world you live in. You observe the world with five senses – sight (your eyes) smell (your nose) taste (your tongue) hearing (your ears) touch (your skin)   Read more…


Life cycle of a butterfly

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! Have you seen butterflies fluttering around in the summer? Pretty and colorful, so beautiful to watch. Lets learn a little about the life cycle of a butterfly. STEP 1: EGG A butterfly lays a Read more…


How do penguins stay warm?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! Did you know penguins are just like people with a normal body temperature of about 100 degrees F. Emperor penguins are one kind of penguins that stay in extremely cold conditions where temperatures go Read more…


1 Fun fact about every planet

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! 8 planets revolve around our sun.   Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.     Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. Venus is the second planet revolving the sun Read more…


5 Fun facts about space!

Already know this? Take the QUIZ!   Did you know there is no air or water suitable for us in space. Astronauts need a special suit to breathe and survive in space. Our sun is a big huge ball of Read more…


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