This Week in Kid Scoop

Hello Venus

Venus comes closer to the Earth than any other planet and is the brightest planet we can see. Continue reading

Meet Mercury

Watch this short video with facts and pictures all about the planet Mercury! Web Links Games, Puzzles and More From NASA Mercury: Basic Facts from NASAGreat web page with fascinating facts about Mercury.

Fun with the Sun

NASA has a YouTube video about the sun. It talks about space weather, auroras, the layers of the sun and more! Watch and see if you can find out about a solar sneeze! Web Links National Geographic Explains the SunGreat … Continue reading

A Trip Through Our Solar System

NASA has a website where you can learn all about space! The Solar System Explorer game contains several mini-games. You can explore the planets, moons, asteroids, and comets by clicking on them. Then, for some of the objects with NASA … Continue reading

The Great Penny Debate

Where do you stand on the Great Penny Debate? Continue reading

Working Animals

Service dogs are highly trained and adept at guiding their handlers. Watch this video of a surfing service dog. Continue reading

Wildflowers

Listen as this lovely book by Eric Carle is read aloud page by page. You can read along. Web Links List of State Flowers Wildflowers for KidsThis United States Forest Service website celebrates wildflowers with great information and fun things … Continue reading

Hummingbirds

Watch a video of hummingbird chicks learning to fly. Continue reading

Weird Money

Through the ages, forms of money have been created in all shapes and sizes. Continue reading

Philanthropy

Twelve year old Nicholas was inspired to start Gotta Have Sole Foundation because at a very young age he saw children in homeless shelters in Rhode Island who didn’t have shoes or had shoes that were used and falling apart. … Continue reading