Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Swordfish

Swordfish are highly elusive, migratory and one of the most fierce predatory fishes in the ocean. It is also one of the largest fishes. They are also known as the broadbill. They can be easily recognized by their long flat bill...

Swordfish

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Oarfish Facts

An Oarfish is the longest bony fish in the ocean. They can reach a length of over 50 feet. It belongs to the Regalecidae family of fishes. Unlike many bony fishes, they...

Oarfish Facts

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Stick Insect

Stick Insects are also known as stick-bug, phasmid, leaf insect, bug insect and walking stick etc. There are approximately 3,000 different species of stick insects. They are found in all continents except Antarctica....

Stick Insect

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Walking Catfish

Walking Catfish are a species of freshwater fish that is native to Southeast Asia. They like to move from one body of water to another in search of food or a...

Walking Catfish

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Prairie Dog

Prairie dogs are burrowing rodents that live in the grasslands of central and western parts of North America. They are extremely social creatures that live in large groups called ‘towns’. They are intelligent animals and...

Prairie Dog

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Luna Moth

A Luna Moth has such an interesting color and also has unique markings. It has broad pale green wings and delicate tail streamers. It is sometimes known as the "American Moon Moth" as it only flies at night. The scientific name for this species is Actias Luna. They have a wingspan of 3 - 4.5...

Luna Moth

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Dangerous Animals

Fun Facts Many species of jellyfish, including the sea wasp, are deadly. Brush against one of their tentacles and you’ll likely die. If you survive, you’ll experience severe...

Dangerous Animals

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Large Insects

Whether you love insects or find them creepy, it’s easy to believe that man is the master over them. When you consider these giant bugs, though, your ideas about man’s strength might change. Fun Facts The largest

Large Insects

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Weird Animals

There are an estimated 9 million species of animals on the planet. Many of those animals are familiar to us. But there quite a few that haven’t been discovered, named, or cataloged. And there are plenty more that are weird, creepy,...

Weird Animals

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White Tigers

White tigers are not a different species of tiger, nor are they albino. White tigers are simply tigers carrying a recessive gene that makes them white, just as some people have brown eyes and some have green eyes. People deliberately create white tigers because they can be sold for more money...

White Tigers

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Butterfly Wings

Hold a butterfly or moth and you’ll likely end up with some dust on your fingers. What is that mysterious stuff? And what does it do? Fun Facts The dust on butterflies’ and moths’ wings isn’t dust at all, but tiny scales. The scales probably have several...

Butterfly Wings

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Narwhals

Narwhals seem like mythical creatures, but they’re real. They’re a species of whale that lives in the Arctic waters of Canada, Russia, Greenland, and Norway. Their tusk...

Narwhals

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Horned Lizard

Short-horned lizards, also known as horned lizards or horny toads, have plenty of predators, including dogs, coyotes, wolves, and hawks....

Horned Lizard

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Animal Pregnancy

Growing a baby is hard work and it doesn’t happen overnight. Human moms spend 40 weeks (or about 10 months) pregnant. Ask any mother and she’ll tell you that seems like a very long time. But compared to some animals, 40 weeks is a...

Animal Pregnancy

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Animal Hibernation

We’ve got it easy during the winter. When we get cold, we put on more clothing, build a fire, turn up the heat, or make some hot cocoa. We have a pantry and a fridge stocked with food and when that runs out, we go to the store. Life’s not so easy for animals. During cold weather, staying...

Animal Hibernation

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Bird Migration

Of the 650 species of birds in North America, about half migrate every year. Why? Birds migrate for lots of reasons, such as weather, available nesting sites, and instinct, but the main reason they migrate is for food. A bird that eats nectar...

Bird Migration

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Snakes

Snakes are reptiles and that means they’re cold-blooded. They need the sun for warmth. When temperatures drop, they’ve got to find shelter – fast. But they don’t hibernate like bears. Instead, they...

Snakes

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Turtles

Turtles are cold-blooded, meaning they can’t regulate their own body temperature. They rely on the sun for warmth. So what happens in the winter when it’s cold and dark for months on end? Turtles have a few clever...

Turtles

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Birds

Many birds, including robins and Canadian geese, migrate to warmer climates for the winter. But lots of birds remain behind. Staying put has its advantages. The birds don’t have to fight for their territory in the spring. Nor do they have to risk the dangers of migration. Still, surviving the...

Birds

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Frogs

Frogs and toads seem like fragile animals, and in some ways they are. Yet, they’re also resilient. Frogs live on almost every part of the earth, including the Arctic Circle and the deserts of Africa. They have developed remarkable...

Frogs

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Insects

There are almost 1 million different kinds of insects, but have you ever wondered where they go during the winter? Most of them become dormant, but a few die in the fall. Fun Facts Adult flies and mosquitoes live through the winter in attics and unused rooms in a...

Insects

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Squirrels

Long after most of the birds are gone, you can still see squirrels frolicking on warm winter days. Squirrels sleep more during the winter, but they don’t hibernate and come out to forage for food during mild weather. Unlike some mammals, their body temperature doesn’t drop, but stays at a...

Squirrels

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Magellanic Penguin

Magellanic Penguin is a South American species that can be found inhabiting the rocky islands off the coast of parts of South America. This species was named after the explorer Ferdinand Magellan. He was the first person to see them during a voyage in 1519. Unlike other species, these

Magellanic Penguin

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Glass Frog

Glass frog is also known as ‘see-through frog’. This frog got this name because of its translucent abdominal skin. The frog’s beating heart and other organs like liver and intestines etc. are visible. They are lime...

Glass Frog

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Lake Whitefish Facts 

Lake Whitefish is a saltwater fish. It belongs to the salmon family. It has greenish-brown scales on the back and silver scales on sides and silver-white scaled on its belly. Coregonus clupeaformis is the scientific name for Lake Whitefish. They have small head with blunt nose and small mouth...

Lake Whitefish Facts 

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