Apr 29 2016
You’re in your house, sleeping or doing your homework or eating dinner. All at once the floor starts shaking. Then your whole house begins to shake! It creaks and groans and rumbles. You and your family run outside…
Apr 22 2016
Some jobs are just too big to tackle alone. Consider the research that scientists do. The more information that they gather – the bigger their sample – the better their data is. But it takes time, manpower and money to gather data. That’s where citizen scientists come...
Apr 15 2016
Have you ever forgotten your lunch at home? If you have, by the end of the day, it was probably hard to think of anything but the rumbling of your stomach. In Ethiopia, 10 to 15 million people are going hungry. That’s more than…
Apr 08 2016
A thousand years ago, the Vikings visited North America. Before Columbus. Before John Cabot. Before Jacques Cartier. How do we know? Old Norse poems and space-age satellites told us so.
Apr 01 2016
Have you ever seen an orca jump out of the water and land with a huge splash? Was it breaching for the joy of it, out in the ocean? Or was it jumping for the fish in its trainer’s hand?