The Six Kingdoms Of Life

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Even though there are over 8 million different species in the world, they can all be classified into only six different general classes that share similar traits. It is an amazing fact that connects all life together. Before microscopes were discovered biologists only thought there were two classes of life – plants and animals. The […]

Parts Of The Brain

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The brain is divided into three parts. You basically live in your brain and it controls your body. Cerebellum: The cerebellum is capable of muscle balance and coordination, like walking. Brain stem: Basic life support. The brain stem is in charge of things like breathing, heart beats, and blood pressure that keep you alive. Cerebrum: […]

New Species Of Rainbow-Colored Fish Found Living In The “Twilight Zone” Of Maldives Ocean

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Scientists have recently discovered a new species of rainbow-colored fish living deep beneath the ocean’s surface in the waters of the Maldives ocean, home to hundreds of fish species. The rose-veiled fairy wrasse, with its scientific name Cirrhilabrus finifenmaa, was found in the ocean’s “twilight zone,” or the ocean layer barely reached by sunlight at […]

The Spiders of The Water

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This article is about spiders who like water and can even live in it. Fishing Spider The fishing spider can move across the surface of the water as easily as across a rock. It can chase insects on the water surface, or lure insects and small frogs within reach of attack by sitting quietly and […]

Wonders Of The True North: Butterflies.

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Butterflies are a sparkling insect. Let me tell you more. Certain ones, like the Monarch butterfly are now considered to be an endangered species, but there is hope… People are doing things to help these fluttering friends. They are master pollinators and help plants grow. Without pollinators and plants, much of our food we be […]

Carpet Pythons

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Carpet pythons are beautiful species. Lifespan: Wild:15-20 years. Captivity: 30 years. Where they live: Australia and captivity. In the wild and mostly where it is hot. Coloration: Leaf-like pattern , or albino (white-yellow). Why they have coloration: They have a leaf-like pattern to hide them from things that may eat them and their prey. What […]

Cool Facts About Snakes!

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Snakes are part of the Reptila class. Their scientific name is Serpentes. There are around 3,686 species of snakes. The fastest snake in the world is the black mamba. It can slither up to 12.5 mph. They can also lift a third of their body off the ground while slithering. Some species of snakes can […]

How To Be a Whiz at Math and Science

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Being good, or even great at math and science is not difficult. Follow along as I explain the secrets to mastering what many believe are some of the most difficult school subjects. Does even hearing the word “Algebra” make you feel nervous? When someone mentions chemistry or physics, do you start feeling faint? Do you […]