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Why Is Cape Town Running Out of Water?

Cape Town, South Africa, is a busy city with a population of 433,700 people. It's also a popular tourist destination. And—it's about to run out of water. Day Zero, the day when the wells are expected to completely dry up, is predicted to arrive sometime in July 2018.

For Earth Day, Explore "Going Green" or "Going Clean!"

For this Earth Day, let's explore clean vs. green. What is the difference? Which is better? We often hear these terms when talking about the environment or our climate. Many of us don’t know the difference between the two terms, so let's take a look!

Celebrate Earth Day with Fun Kids' Activities!

Earth Day is April 22! Do you have any Earth science activities planned for your classroom? Here are a few ideas!

Predators and Prey: Free Kids' Activity!

How do wolves change rivers? That seems like a riddle, but that’s exactly what happened when wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in 1995, after having been killed off in the 1930s.

Take a Family Vacation That Counts

During the next month, and then again through the spring months, families all over the United States will be embarking on those hallmarks of childhood: the family vacation. Where are you and your family going this year?

Discover National Parks and Celebrate 100 Years of the National Park Service

On August 15, 1916, Congress created the National Park Service and ever since, the natural beauty and wonder of this country has been treasured, protected, and learned from by millions of people, including scores of schoolchildren. 

Celebrate World Oceans Day!

Happy World Oceans Day!

Do you live near the ocean? Do you live far inland? Whether you're on the coast or gazing at a desert, the ocean affects you. It's because of the ocean that our world is habitable--without it, there would be no life! That's why we need to take care of our oceans and make sure they're healthy for a long time to come. The best way to celebrate World Oceans Day is by doing your part to make a difference!
Don't Be a Dorothy: 5 Tornado Safety Tips


Tornadoes are always big news, because they are strong storms that we still don't understand very well. Because of their size, speed, and unpredictability, they can cause massive amounts of damage. Yesterday, an unusual tornado touched down in Kansas. Even in an area known for its frequent twisters, this week’s storm was strange in that it lasted on the ground for about 90 minutes, which is 10 times longer than usual. The twister traveled about 23 miles. Luckily, there were no deaths or injuries.

Teach Your Kids About a Renewable Future

a guest post by Erin Twamley, coauthor of Renewable Energy: Discover the Fuel of the Future

Let the games begin! Welcome to the Renewable Energy Olympics. Imagine if every four years, renewable energy technologies came together to compete in variety of energy competitions. The Renewable Energy Olympics could bring nations from around the world together to compete for a healthy planet.

Telling the Climate Change Story


A guest blog by Nomad Press authors Erin Twamley and Joshua Sneideman

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