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Food for Thought

Food for Thought is full of fascinating facts about ​science, news and important events to help educate and inform your young scientist.
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Exoplanet Discoveries

An exoplanet is any planet that is outside our solar system. According to NASA, there are currently over 5,000 confirmed exoplanets and that amount continues

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Tardigrades

Is your kid interested in living creatures? Do they spend time examining things closely? Here is an introduction to an interesting micro-animal you can share

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Fun Facts About Crystals

A solid figure that is made up of a repeating pattern of geometric shapes is known as a crystal. Crystals form when a liquid cools

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Glass

Glass is all around us. It’s in our windows and in our oven doors. It’s in your refrigerator- holding juice, jam or maybe pickles. Even

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Bats and Caves

Bats and caves are not scary; in fact, they are fascinating creatures and special ecosystems that don’t deserve their spooky reputation! 

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Magic and Illusion

Magic and illusion make the impossible seem possible! Magicians amaze us by making us believe, by reading our mind, or by making things float!  

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Acacia Trees

Want a nature fact that will amaze your kid? Acacia trees can communicate with each other to help protect them from predators! 

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Pi Earth

Researchers have discovered an Earth-sized planet, orbiting around a dim red star. Nicknamed Pi Earth, it orbits its star every 3.14 days.

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Clouds

We see clouds in the sky almost every day! Different kinds of clouds mean different kinds of weather. Meteorologists study these to help understand the weather.

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Fun Facts About Gases

Gases are really energetic, they move around constantly, just like you do! Let’s learn some fun facts about gases on our planet.