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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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How Does It Glow in the Dark?

Have you ever wondered how things glow in the dark? It’s like magic! But there’s actually a scientific explanation for it. There are two main

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All About Hummingbirds

Imagine a bird so small it fits in the palm of your hand, yet zips around faster than a race car! That’s a hummingbird, the

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Pigments: Colorful Fun

Pigments are tiny particles of color that can be found all around us. They’re in the food we eat, the clothes we wear, and even

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Slugs and Snails: Slimy Superstars

Have you ever seen a slug or a snail? They’re both slimy creatures that live on land. Slugs don’t have shells, but snails do. Snails

Glacier river
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Glaciers: Nature’s Ice Giants

Glaciers are huge, slow-moving rivers of ice. They form when more snow falls in a place than melts each year. The weight of the snow

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Orangutans are amazing creatures that live in the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra. They are the largest tree-dwelling mammals in the world and the only