A Study of the Indigenous, Endemic, and Exotic Fungi in the Pu'u Maka'ala Natural Area Reserve in Volcano, Hawaii
"Maka'ala" means to be alert or vigilant—the same qualities needed when searching for fungi in this dense Hawaiian rain forest. Follow along as this sophomore searches the forest floor.
This Iowan eighth-grader turned her love of nature into a long-term study of water pollution. She's continuing to investigate the mysterious growths that have formed on her Daphnia magna.
While planting strawberries in her backyard, this freshman from New Mexico discovered a fossilized seashell. Follow along as she searches for evidence of her state's watery past.
Frogs with a single hind leg were not the most surprising discovery this seventh-grader from New York made. Read what he learned about the nationwide increase in frog deformities.
To gain a better understanding of volcanoes, this eighth-grader from Arizona decided to go spelunking. Take her tour of the Lava River Cave, formed by a volcanic eruption 675,000 years ago.
Take a look a look at the world's most famous equation about the relationship between energy and mass.
Take your imagination on a wonderful, mind-bending trip with these "thought experiments" worthy of Einstein himself. With this train, it truly is all about the journey.
What was once a harvest celebration in Vietnam has now become a holiday celebrating children, with toys, masks, and lanterns. Investigate the changing nature of holidays.
Rice grows on more than 80 percent of Vietnam's farmland and is the country's main agricultural export. Take a look at rice's many shapes and forms; then cook up something that has your favorite!
In a Yao initiation ceremony, a 13-year-old boy jumps off a ladder, freeing his soul to travel to divine realms. Now he's ready to learn the Taoist teachings. Explore more cultural rites of passage.