Pre-K to Grade 2
It's not just the taste buds in your mouth that let you taste sweet, bitter, salty, sour, and other flavors. Take the Jellybean Test to find out how your nose helps you taste.
In a game like dodge ball, how is it that your brain is able to tell you to raise your arm and block an incoming ball with your elbow? Find out with this simple experiment.
Examine the myths and legends that shape the design motifs of Northwest Coast art. Meet artists depicting mythic beings. And see what it takes to create a 42-foot ceremonial totem pole.
From slow creeping continents to ground-splitting quakes, the Earth is constantly changing. Take a peek at our planet's layers, learn what secrets rocks reveal, and gain a long view of history.
Jade has been used by people around the world for thousands of years—first to make tools, later to create precious works of art. Take a peek into mineralogist George Harlow's scrapbook to see why he thinks this rock is so special.
Mundo Shamundo! With the help of these magic words, the Amazing Mundo can literally reverse the sands of time. Watch him transform worldly objects ... back into rocks in this fun comic strip.
Surrounding Earth is a layer of air, the atmosphere, where conditions are always changing. Try your hand at predicting weather patterns by making a wind vane, a rain gauge, and a barometer.
What is the gold standard? How does an alloy differ from a compound? And what happens when a metal tarnishes? Find out with this glossary from "alloy" to "volume."
Experience the California Gold Rush. Examine gold in its pure and refined forms. And find out how gold has shaped civilizations throughout history.
How does gold form and what does it take to extract it from the earth? You'll find everything from colorful field guides to tales about the quest for gold in this list of kid-friendly titles.