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National Parks

National Park Ranger Zone
Become a junior ranger and talk to a forest ranger about what he does on the park. Find the Junior Ranger program closest to you.

Yellowstone National Park
Puzzles, word games, coloring books, and scavenger hunts on the wildlife in Yellowstone. Above all, learn about the exotic Mooselope, native to this site.

National Wildlife Federation
Celebrate wildlife by exploring careers, doing fun crafts, making yummy treats, and viewing pictures of some of the coolest animals on the web.


Earthquakes

Earthquakes
Are you ready for the big one? Learn everything you need to know about studying earthquakes, locations of recent activity, and materials and procedures you need to prepare for earthquakes.

FEMA Earthquakes
Earthquake legends, stories, and games and treats. Learn about earthquakes in fun and tasty ways.


Gardening

Gardening
How to take care of your flowers, shrubs, herbs, and veggies. Keeping them healthy, and showing them off.


Kids Gardening
See what students are doing with plants and find out everything you ever wanted to know about worms.


Geology

BBC Education – The Essential Guide to Rocks
The Essential Guide to Rocks - Take a virtual trip around Great Britain to see their rocky past and watch a presentation on the formation of the Earth.

Rocks for Kids
This is a site for all kids who love rocks -- if you collect rocks, then this is the site for you!

Guide to Diamonds, Rocks and Minerals
This site will help you understand the different rocks and minerals.

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THORNTON, IL 60476
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