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
  • 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
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Fear of the Dark
    Phobia Quiz
    Find out all your phobias with this fun quiz! ...
    David Johnson
  • School and Learning
    Weather Quiz
    Test your knowledge of weather patterns, storm systems, and meteorology. ...
    Beth Rowen
  • School and Learning
    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
  • School and Learning
    Famous American Racehorses
    Test your knowledge of the Triple Crown and all the horses that partake in it! ...
    Laura Hayes
  • 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
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Famous Rabbits Quiz
    Test your famous rabbit knowledge with this funny bunny quiz! ...
    Holly Hartman
  • School and Learning
    Natural Disasters
    Great Disasters Quiz
    Test your knowledge of disasters throughout history, both natural and man-made. ...
    Borgna Brunner
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Famous Birds Quiz
    Take a quiz about celebrated chickens, canaries, and a duck or two. ...
    Holly Hartman
  • 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
  • Ratel
    Animal Hall of Fame: Meanest
    Here are some animals you don't want to upset. Since many animals could claim the title "meanest," this list is subjective rather than authoritative. ...
  • cheetah
    Animal Hall of Fame: Fastest
    You won't want to challenge any of these animals to a race! Follow this slideshow to see how fast the cheetah, killer whale, peregrine falcon, and sailfish can travel. ...
  • Bumblebee bat
    Animal Hall of Fame: Smallest
    Follow this slideshow to learn about the smallest creatures on Earth, from the bumblebee bat to the fairyfly. ...
  • Crossword Puzzles Printables
    Kangaroo Hop
    See if you can correctly complete this kangaroo-filled crossword puzzle. ...
  • Animals
    Animal Hall of Fame: Biggest
    Follow this slideshow to see images of and learn about the worlds' largest land and marine mammal, bird, fish, reptile, and insect. ...
  • General Science Printables
    Sad Panda/Glad Panda
    Make a path that alternates sad and glad, but be sure to get sad panda glad at the end! ...
  • Animals Coloring Pages Printables
    Pretty Poisonous
    Using the color key on this printable, color the poisonous frogs their appropriate colors. ...