Young Naturalist Awards Essay
A visit to her best friend's house inspired this young naturalist to learn more about parrotlets and to design an experiment to determine their favorite seeds. See her findings.
More than 500 mammal species live in North America today. Travel from Alaska to Mexico to find out how six different species survive in their habitats. Then bring them to life with this coloring book.
Farmers in the Andes use biodiversity as insurance.
Ponting is one of the best photographers to have documented Antarctica. He was also a fine travel writer. Read an excerpt from his account of traveling with Robert Falcon Scott on his last expedition.
In November 1911, Robert Falcon Scott set out for the South Pole, hoping to be first. After the disappointment of coming in second, Scott tried to return to his ship. Read excerpts from his diary.
Just one day away from Antarctica, Shackleton's ship was crushed and destroyed. Yet his ingenuity and bravery helped save the crew. Read about his 800-mile voyage in a lifeboat to go find help.
Along with being one of the first two men to scale Everest, Hillary also was a noted Antarctic explorer. Experience a trek across a band of crevasses near the South Pole with his firsthand account.