Young minds are drawn to the natural world and they use their senses to make observations, record data, ask and answer question, and recognize how scientists use these skill to explore the science all around us.

“Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.” – Edwin Powell Hubble, astronomer

Red fox, nocturnal hunter

The red fox is a creature that adapts to diverse habitats including deserts, grasslands, mountains, and forests. They are resourceful and cautious when they walk among human environments such as suburban areas and farm lands. Aside from being intelligent, they… Read More ›

The Rock Cycle

GEOLOGY is the study of the Earth and what it’s made of, including its natural history. This history is recorded in rocks and it describes how the earth is always changing and reshapes over time. The Rock Cycle highlights how three main… Read More ›

Bill Nye: The Sun

Southern California temperatures are expected to reach 110+- degrees in the middle of July. This is when we begin to notice the intense heat and energy our Sun can give. What do we know about the Sun as it sits in… Read More ›

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

In our previous post, The Northern Wanderer Returns, we learn about the migration of the king of all butterflies, the Monarch. We see the amazing spectacle near the city of Angangueo, Mexico. In 2010-2011 season, the Rosario Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary received 150 million… Read More ›