Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Pumpkin

Pumpkins have more vitamin A than any other vegetable and they’re loaded with fiber and vitamin C. Although we tend to think of pumpkins as Halloween decorations, the Pilgrims relied on them for food. Fun Facts Pumpkins are a type of winter squash. They are...

Pumpkin

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Rhubarb

Name a vegetable that’s eaten as a fruit. If you said rhubarb, you’re right. In the garden, rhubarb is a huge, luscious plant with big leafs. These leaves, along with the roots, contain oxalic acid and they’re highly...

Rhubarb

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Radish

Want to grow a vegetable garden? Radishes are a great plant for beginning gardeners. They grow quickly and they take up just a little space. You can even grow them in a container on a sunny window ledge. You’ve probably seen...

Radish

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Potato

Who doesn’t love potatoes? Mashed, baked, scalloped, or as French fries – potatoes are one of the most popular foods in the U.S. You’re probably familiar with Russet potatoes – the big brown ones used for...

Potato

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Pepper

Peppers. They’re brightly colored, crunchy, and delicious. They have more vitamin C than any other vegetable and they can be used in a variety of ways. Try them raw, grilled, or tossed in soups, stews, and other dishes. Spicy chile peppers add flavor to many foods, including Mexican, Thai,...

Pepper

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Green Beans

Green beans are one of America’s most popular vegetables. Like peas, they’re harvested while they’re young and eaten with the shell. Did you know that if you don’t pick green beans when they’re young, the pods harden? The beans inside can be dried and used for making soups like...

Green Beans

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Pea

Even kids who don’t like vegetables usually like peas. Peas grow on long vines. They have white flowers and they make beautiful garden plants. Fun Facts English peas are harvested...

Pea

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Kale

Super-food kale is everywhere – in smoothies, salads, and snacks. Don’t think you like kale? Maybe we can change your mind. Fun Facts Kale really is a super food. It has more calcium than milk and more vitamin C than an orange. This green

Kale

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Onion

Hunter-gatherer tribes probably gathered wild onions as a regular part of their diet. These pungent vegetables grow in almost every area of the world and they’re among the most versatile of vegetables. Onions have been used as...

Onion

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Super Bowl Facts

Super Bowl is one of the most beloved events in the United States. It is the National Football League’s championship game. This is also the second largest day for food consumption in the US after

Super Bowl Facts

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Eggplant

  Eggplant, with its shiny purple...

Eggplant

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Cucumber

Ever wondered where the term, “cool as a...

Cucumber

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Corn

  Do you love corn on the cob? Fact: most of...

Corn

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Celery

Celery has been cultivated for thousands of years...

Celery

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Cauliflower

Cauliflower is well-named because...

Cauliflower

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Carrot

Bugs Bunny knew what he was talking about! Carrots...

Carrot

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Brussels Sprouts

Most kids either love Brussels...

Brussels Sprouts

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Banana

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits....

Banana

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Avocado

Avocados might look like a vegetable with their...

Avocado

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Apple

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is an...

Apple

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Supernovas

A supernova can be defined as a stellar explosion. It occurs when a star reached the end of its life and explodes. It radiates a huge amount of energy and light. For a short period of time, this light can outshine the entire galaxy...

Supernovas

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Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral is the only building in the United Kingdom to be listed as one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages’. Initially, it was a monastery founded by Saint Etheldreda and later became a cathedral in the...

Ely Cathedral

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Oort Cloud Facts

The Oort cloud is a spherical cloud of icy objects. It is also known as the Opik-Oort Cloud. It surrounds the sun at approximately 50,000 AU. This extended shell exists in the outermost reaches of the solar system. It is...

Oort Cloud Facts

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Cluny Abbey Facts

Cluny Abbey is a monastery built in 910 AD by William I, Count of Auvergne. As the name suggests, it is located in the town of Cluny in France. It was actually found by Benedictine Monks to observe a close adherence to Benedictine...

Cluny Abbey Facts

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Boxing Day

Boxing Day is celebrated every year on the day after Christmas. This day is mainly observed in countries that were formed by the British Commonwealth. This day was originated because in earlier times, the servants of wealthy families had to work on Christmas Day. Next day, they were presented...

Boxing Day

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