Archive for Tag: science facts for kids

the sun

The Sun! Let’s Shed Some Light On It

You might already know that the sun is a star! It’s just one that is close enough to the earth to give us lots of light and warmth. The power of sunlight is a big part of the cycle of life. Almost all living things need sunlight to grow....

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ice

It’s Just Plain Weird: Ice Balls & Zebra-Striped Cows

Ice Balls This phenomenon comes about in cold climates where ice formed on water breaks apart into small pieces and is known as slushy ice. Layers of this ice stick together in the cool waters and come ashore on waves. The waves spin the balls of ice smoothing them...

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