Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Storks – Can They Bring Babies?

Storks – Can They Bring Babies?
Many years ago, people in Germany believed storks brought good luck to a family. Storks sometimes nested on their roofs. The people believed storks could bring babies. We know that storks...

Storks – Can They Bring Babies?

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Flamingos – Showstoppers of the Bird World

Flamingos – Showstoppers of the Bird World
Flamingos, with their long legs, curving beaks and bright orange color, are the showstoppers of the bird world. People love to watch them at zoos and nature preserves. In the wild, flamingos live in flocks in Florida,

Flamingos – Showstoppers of the Bird World

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Herons – Over 64 Species

Herons – Over 64 Species
If you’ve ever seen a heron, you probably saw a great blue heron, the largest and most common heron in America. This

Herons – Over 64 Species

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Swans – Mum and Dad Stay Together for Life

Swans – Mum and Dad Stay Together for Life
You’ve probably heard the story of the Ugly Duckling, and it’s true – baby swans aren’t as cute as goslings or ducklings. They have gray or brown feathers until they’re about two years old, but they grow up to become the most beautiful of all water fowl. Adult swans usually have pure...

Swans – Mum and Dad Stay Together for Life

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Geese – Cute, Messy and Noisy Birds

Geese – Cute, Messy and Noisy Birds
A few years ago, geese were hunted until they were almost all gone. Today, the geese have returned. In some places, there are so many that some people don’t like them. Geese will chase and nip people and they make messes on the grass in parks and on golf courses. Even if you think geese...

Geese – Cute, Messy and Noisy Birds

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Ducks – The Adorable and Friendly Birds

Ducks – The Adorable and Friendly Birds
Have you ever watched ducks or fed them at a pond or lake? Then you know that ducks are adorable and almost friendly. If they see you with

Ducks – The Adorable and Friendly Birds

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Kingfishers – The Expert Fishermen Birds

Kingfishers – The Expert Fishermen Birds
Why do you think kingfishers were given their name? If you guessed because they’re expert fishermen, you’re right. Kingfishers eat fish and crayfish. They live in...

Kingfishers – The Expert Fishermen Birds

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