popular topics in earth science and nature

  • loads of dead fish
    School and Learning
    What Is Overfishing?
      Most of us think of a fisherman as a guy in rubber pants and rubber boots holding a fishing rod and a net to catch fish that he either eats himself or sells to make a living. Read more at Whyzz Explorer. ...
    Constanze Niedermaier
  • marine reserve with turtles graphic design
    School and Learning
    What Is a Marine Reserve?
    A marine reserve is a protected area in the sea. It is fully protected from any activities that remove animals or plants from the sea and is often called a "no-take" marine protected area. Read more at Whyzz Explorer.         ...
    Eloise Kruger
  • Top 10 Nature Activities
    Nature Activities
    10 Hands-On Nature Activities for Kids
    Summer is a great time to get outside and learn more about the environment. From hunting bugs to making seashell magnets, these awesome hands-on activities are a great way for your child to get a little closer to nature. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Top 10 Nature Activities
    Nature Activities
    10 Hands-On Nature Activities for Kids
    Summer is a great time to get outside and learn more about the environment. From hunting bugs to making seashell magnets, these awesome hands-on activities are a great way for your child to get a little closer to nature. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • baby holding flower
    Choosing a Name
    Bloomin' Baby Names: Top 12 Flower-Inspired Names for Girls
    While celebrities like Meg Ryan and Ben Affleck have recently popularized naming babies after blooms, it's far from a new trend. Some flower-inspired baby names date back hundreds of years, and they seem to have staying power due to their natural...
    Erin Dower
  • little girl playing on a snow day
    Winter Crafts and Activities
    9 Snow-Themed Crafts and Activities
    Does your child have the winter blues? Bust his cabin-fever by having a little fun with snow. Create some wintry crafts and make some goodies that incorporate that fluffy white stuff we all love this time of year. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • baby holding flower
    Choosing a Name
    Bloomin' Baby Names: Top 12 Flower-Inspired Names for Girls
    While celebrities like Meg Ryan and Ben Affleck have recently popularized naming babies after blooms, it's far from a new trend. Some flower-inspired baby names date back hundreds of years, and they seem to have staying power due to their natural...
    Erin Dower
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • School and Learning
    Weather
    Weather Proverbs Quiz
    Complete the weather proverbs. ...
    Adam Shire
  • School and Learning
    Weather
    Weather Quiz
    Test your knowledge of weather patterns, storm systems, and meteorology. ...
    Beth Rowen
  • School and Learning
    Animals
    Triple Crown Trivia
    It's one of the toughest feats in all of sports. How much do you know about horse racing's triple crown? ...
    Laura Hayes
  • Family Life
    Volunteering
    Disaster Relief: What Your Family Can Do to Help
    Disaster Relief: What Your Family Can Do to HelpWhen your kids see people in obvious need of help, they may ask, "Is there anything I can do?" The answer is, yes. When I was a child, I remember the news being flooded with pictures of starving Afr...
    Molly Hewitt
  • School and Learning
    Animals
    Famous American Racehorses
    Test your knowledge of the Triple Crown and all the horses that partake in it! ...
    Laura Hayes
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Easter
    Famous Rabbits Quiz
    Test your famous rabbit knowledge with this funny bunny quiz! ...
    Holly Hartman
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Fear of the Dark
    Phobia Quiz
    Find out all your phobias with this fun quiz! ...
    David Johnson
  • School and Learning
    Tsunami
    How a Tsunami Occurs
    How a Tsunami OccursA Tsunami is a series of waves, or "wave trains," usually triggered by an earthquake.  Vertical Slice Through a Subduction Zone One of the many tectonic plates that make up Earth's outer shell descends, or "subducts," under ...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

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    Endangered Species
    Endangered Animals
    See how much you know about the planet's endangered species. ...
    Maya Rowen