Young Naturalist Awards Essay
2003 Young Naturalist Award-winning essay - Journey to the Sonoran Desert in southern Arizona with this seventh-grader for an up-close and personal look at the saguaro cactus, which can live about 200 years and grow to be almost 80 feet tall.
It takes only about a month for any change in Antarctica's weather to be felt in North America—pretty remarkable when you consider that Antarctica is 12,874 kilometers (8,000 miles) away.
The weather station names paint quite a picture of Antarctica—Penguin Point, Ski-Hi, and Windless Bight. Which one would you guess had the lowest temperature? And what month was it recorded in?
What's a high school chemistry teacher from Florida doing in Antarctica studying the winds? She's helping researchers understand global warming by tracking how the winds transport snow.
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.
From a ride on the famed Pony Express to a pop-up guide for young equestrians, these kid-friendly titles bring to life the enduring relationship between humans and horses.
Did you know that there are more than 200 breeds of horses living today? Explore amazing facts about horse breeds. Find out about their colors, body types, the different jobs they do, and where in the world they come from.
With most of its rocks buried and completely unknown, Antarctica is the last continental frontier. Go with Finn under the ice to find out how Australia and Antarctica once fit together.
From leaf margin and arrangement to the parts of a flower and a corn seedling, take an illustrated look at plant morphology with this collection of guides.
If the West Antarctic Ice Sheet breaks apart, it could release enough water to raise the sea level by six meters (19.7 feet). Meet a scientist studying the ice sheet's past in order to predict its future.