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World Traveler and Scuba Diver Publishes Book for Kids of All Ages

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Publisher note: We have long loved the ocean and learning about it! One of our favorite authors, Tam Warner Minton, is back with the second edition of All Fish Faces, a book we love and highly recommend.

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science Launches Frost Science@Home Digital Learning Platform

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New Free Series Offers At-Home Education, Exploration, Activities and More 

Visiting Iceland: All you need to know about glaciers

The magic of a moving glacier is mesmerising. It's one of the main reasons people venture onto the small island of Iceland. 11% of the country is covered in ice, which accounts for a dozen icecaps and around 400 glaciers. 

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of May 13, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of May 13, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Water

by Stacey Ebert / May 01, 2017 /
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Water. At some point in social studies classes, we stop learning about water and start learning about economics, history, and even a bit of geography. Water winds up reserved for science experiments and sips from the drinking fountain down the hallway. I never really understood why. Humans and the earth are made mostly of water. We need to drink it to survive, and the land needs it to thrive.

Think you know about Sloths? Think again!

Sloths have been making headlines this week - They even got a feature in the New York Times!

Wanted: Amazon Orchid Bee Wranglers!

What do you do with a bug net, a vial of wintergreen essential oil, cotton swabs, and push pins, when you are in the middle of the Amazon rainforest? If you are an orchid bee wrangler, you design an experiment to investigate orchid bees, of course!
 

The Benefits of Tarantulas on the Ceiling and Frogs in the Shower

Let’s be honest…looking for tarantulas on the ceiling before sitting down to dinner is not considered normal.

Rainforest Library Overtaken by Crazy US Educators – Crazy GOOD educators!

What happens when 30 US educators spend an afternoon at CONAPAC’s  tiny Amazon library, located along the banks of the Amazon rainforest in Peru? Not your normal library experience, that’s for sure! 

A Guide to Exploring the Carnegie Science Center

by Stasia Lopez / Jan 29, 2016 /
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The Carnegie Science Center, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is one of the most wonderful places for anyone, especially children, to learn about science through all five senses and interactive experiences. I remember as a young child taking field trips there in primary school. I visited about five years ago when my brothers were still little and a family friend treated all of us there because her daughter worked there.

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