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Monarchs on the Move

Monarch butterflies are special. They are the only type of butterfly that migrates like birds. Migration is when animals and insects, such as birds and monarch butterflies, travel from one place to another in order to survive.   Monarch butterflies cannot survive the cold winter. Instead, … Read more

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Wanda Díaz-Merced Hears the Stars

Wanda Díaz-Merced always wanted to be a scientist. While growing up in Puerto Rico, she took pretend trips to faraway galaxies. As she got older, she began to really study the universe. She became an astronomer.  But in her 20s, Díaz-Merced lost the ability to see. Astronomers depend … Read more

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Skyscraper Month

Today, there are buildings all over the world that stretch up into the sky, a hundred stories or taller. The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, is more than 160 stories! But skyscrapers … Read more