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Wildlife Wednesday: Chipmunk

Who’s that speedy fellow? Chipmunk, that’s who!

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Discover: Amphibians

You’ve probably heard the term “amphibian” when people talk about frogs, toads, or salamanders, but do you know what exactly makes an animal an amphibian?

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Discover: Rings in the Wood of a Fallen Tree

Did you know that you can tell the age of a fallen tree if you just take a look at the rings that make up its trunk? As the tree grows, a new layer of wood is added every spring and summer, just under the tree’s bark…

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Craft: Paper Snowflakes

One of the greatest things about wintertime is watching snowflakes as they fall from the sky and cover the ground in a blanket of white. Did you know that every one of those snowflakes is different and has its own unique design?

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Discover: Snowflakes

The best thing about winter is the first snowfall of the year. It’s fun to watch snowflakes fall from the sky and slowly cover the ground in a big sheet of white snow. But have you ever looked closely at a snowflake?

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Discover: Lightning

Have you ever seen a flash of bright light in the sky, followed by a loud roll of thunder? Well that flash of light is caused by lightning, and if you haven’t seen an actual lightning bolt…

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Wildlife Wednesday: Rabbit

Hop hop hop…It’s Rabbit!

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Discover: Constellations

Have you ever looked up into the night sky and played connect the dots with the stars? Well that’s really what a constellation is – a group of stars that seem to form pictures in the sky…

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Discover: Coniferous and Deciduous Trees

Have you ever noticed that some trees have leaves while other trees have spiky needles? Well, all trees can be put into one of two categories…

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Craft: Decorative Spider Web

If you take a look around the outside of your home, you’ll see that spider webs are everywhere. You can find them in trees, on the side of your house, on fences or between bushes. The most common design you will find is the wheel-shaped, “orb web”, and as complex as these webs look, it…

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