Learn how to turn a soda bottle, plastic shoe box, or small aquarium into spiffy guest quarters for tarantulas, milkweed bugs, butterflies, ants, and other arthropods.
More than any other, the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has the greatest potential to raise sea levels all over the world. Learn how scientists are studying it, both in the field and back in the lab.
What's better than watching ice melt? Building a computer model to simulate the melting! Ice flow plays an important role in everything from deep ocean circulation patterns to global warming.
Join the inquisitive Deena Soris as she interviews the fossil of a Protoceratops. This dashing dino, dug up in Mongolia in the 1920s, offers insight into his former life—and the secrets he's still keeping.
Who would travel halfway around the world to spend the summer in a desert where brutal sandstorms and surprise flash floods are on the itinerary? Meet Mike and Mark, who've made the trek annually since 1990.
If you dig dinosaurs, then you need to meet these OLogists. Find out what cool stuff Anna, Max, Reva, and Mark have uncovered while following their curiosity.
How many hooves of a trotting horse leave the ground at the same time? What about a walking horse or a galloping horse? Find out by making these photographic flipbooks.
Throughout time, people have dressed horses in different ways—sometimes for practical reasons, other times to reflect status or wealth. Explore the styles of horse dress from six world cultures.
Young Naturalist Awards Essay
For centuries, Latin America's poison-dart frogs have helped hunters capture their prey. Today, they're also helping scientists combat disease. Take a close (safe!) look at these vividly colored frogs with this 15-year-old student.
Do you dream of a career studying horses? If so, you'll want to meet Sandra Olsen, a zooarchaeologist who has been learning about how humans domesticated wild horses.