SCIENCE The indigenous peoples of northern Australia have long told tales about raptors intentionally starting fires in order to lure their prey into the open. Now, a scientific study has […]
ENVIRONMENT Among Puerto Rico’s displaced residents is an entire flock of critically endangered parrots. (Atlas Obscura) How are conservationists working to support Puerto Rican parrots? Use our activity to learn […]
Kelly Blais challenged her 8th-grade science students to design a bird adapted to a specific biome, considering environmental pressures that could threaten the bird’s survival.
ENVIRONMENT Unfortunately, the popular meme speaks the truth: You really, really shouldn’t feed ducks bread. (Popular Science) What do ducks eat? Learn a little more about mallards with our great […]
SCIENCE Hummingbirds have evolved a clever way of coping with the cold—one we might mimic on a mission to Mars. (Nat Geo News) It’s hard to take a bad photo […]