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Mammal-Flip-Books

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Mammal Flip Books

How do how gazelles jump straight up into the air from a standstill? And why do dolphins swim differently than fish? Create six fun flipbooks to explore how mammals move!

Super-Teeth

Hands-on Activity

Super Teeth

What would it be like to bite like a saber-toothed cat? Or to gnaw like a beaver? Explore other mammals' teeth with this matching game and coloring book! 

Super-Teeth

Hands-on Activity

Super Teeth

What would it be like to bite like a saber-toothed cat? Or to gnaw like a beaver? Explore other mammals' teeth with this matching game and coloring book! 

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Reference List

Mammal Booklist

From a journey through the basics of evolution to a look at mammal detectives to a re-creation of the world of prehistoric predators, these kid-friendly book and DVD titles bring to life the world of extreme mammals.

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Curriculum Materials

Climate Change Books

From weather experiments to North Pole travel to activities for "citizen scientists," these kid-friendly titles make it easy to explore weather and climate change. 

Make-Your-Own-Paper

Hands-on Activity

Make Your Own Paper

Today we take paper for granted, but it was once a treasured item. Discover this ancient secret by making your own paper using everyday items! 

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One-on-One with the Sun

Crack reporter Stella Stardust holds another cosmic celebration, this time with the Sun. Meet the medium-sized star with a big following. 

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Article

The Milky Way Galaxy

If you think of the entire galaxy as a giant pizza, all the stars you can see from Earth fall within about one pepperoni on that pizza. Find out more fun details about the Milky Way Galaxy. 

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In Pictures: Flamingos

Travel to Laguana Grande, Argentina, with the Museum's associate director of biodiversity for an up-close look at flamingos in South America.

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