March 21, 2014
The Moon and the Stars: Introducing kids to astronomy
By Kids Outdoors
After learning how the two experts interviewed in this article became interested in astronomy, some parents may want to run right out and buy a telescope for their children.
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March 7, 2014
In late March or early April, a warm rain will fall and spotted salamanders will emerge from underground in the evening to return to vernal pools to breed. This phenomenon is known as “Big Night,” and it’s a great teaching moment for kids.
February 28, 2014
Try this one at home to get your kids thinking a little more about the snow.

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