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How Does Salt Melt Ice?

How Does Salt Melt Ice?

Now that winter’s here, the weather fiends out there are waiting for the next big snowstorm. But before the flakes fall, armies of trucks are loaded full of one of the most important road safety tools out there – salt. Along with keeping our french fries on point, salt, like sodium chloride, has actually saved …

Explore the Rainforest! | Ecology for Kids

Explore the Rainforest! | Ecology for Kids

It’s a drizzly, rainy day outside. So we thought we’d pull out a few of our books and explore some cool, colorful places where wet weather is pretty much the only weather there is. I’m talking about rainforests! You can probably tell from the name that rainforests have a whole lot of two things: trees …