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Pumpkin Patch

Happy Fall! Pumpkins have been growing all summer and are finally ready to be picked. There are 45 varieties of pumpkins and they are used in many different ways. Some pumpkins are used for decoration, … 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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Shooting Stars

Have you ever wished on a shooting star? Did you know that you are wishing on a rock and not a star? A shooting star is a small rock that gets close to Earth. The rock … Read more