Grades 6-8

Barn Owls on the Side of the Road

Young Naturalist Awards Essay

Barn Owls on the Side of the Road

The discovery of many dead barn owls lying around the highway peaked this young naturalist’s curiosity. See what he learned when from his investigation.

From the Desert to the Subalpine Forest

Young Naturalist Awards Essay

From the Desert to the Subalpine Forest

This young naturalist used a trip to the Grand Canyon to test her hypothesis: the higher the elevation, the greater the number of species of flora that would be present.

Make Your Own Paper

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! 

One-on-One with the Sun

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. 

The Milky Way Galaxy

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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