This week we made ice cream. We used milk, sugar, snow and salt. First we mixed the milk and the sugar together in a red cup. After that, we stuffed it into two ziplock bags. We filled an even larger ziplock with snow then stuffed the milk inside it. After that, we checked the temperature […]

“Swirly Tooth”

Genus Helicoprion Have you heard of the shark with swirly teeth? This prehistoric shark is called: “Helicoprion”! It lived in Idaho and during the Cisuralian and Guadalupian time periods. Paleontologist, Svend Erik Bendix-Almgreen, found the odd tooth whorl and thought it was a nautilus. Later studies showed that it was a shark and many wondered […]

“Ass over Ollume”

This week we worked on what creates density. Density equals: mass divided by volume. Mass is the amount of weight or insides in something. Think of a log: the weight and, well, mass of it can decide if you could carry it or drag it or move it in any way. Volume is the size […]

The Saiga Antelope

The saiga antelope is a species of critically endangered bovid that has a large nose. They differ from male to female; the males are larger and have spiral horns. They are endangered because of climate change, disease and overhunting. They are hunted for their horns. These antelopes have thrived since the pliestocene and walked with […]

The Swimming Sloth

12/3/2020 Genus Thalassocnus by Oliver Demuth Millions of years ago there was an enormous mammal that swam the sea. The aquatic giant sloth, Thalassocnus, of the Late Miocene through the Late Pliocene. This megatheriid took to the waters rather than lumbering about on land eating trees. They usually stayed near the coast, eating seagrass and […]

Grasslands (11/15/2020)

Grasslands are all over the the Earth. They cover over 20% of land and hold at least 80 of Earth’s animal species. They hold many of Earth wonders as well. They are found in six of the planets contanents. There’s the prairies, the veldts, the pampas, and the steppes. The prairies are in North America; […]

Natural Succession 11/8/2020

This week, in class, we learned what natural succession is. Natural succession is the process where species grow larger and stronger to make a healthy environment. The first kind of succession is primary succession. Primary succession is where a desolate and uninhabitable plot of ld is turned into a new and beautiful habitat. The process […]

The Jaguar’s Jaw

Jaguar’s have the fourth strongest bite force of any animal on Earth. They kill their prey by piercing the skull and brain with one bite. They can even take on caimans, which are crocodile relatives who are just as dangerous. Jaguars have been known for even eating children who wander to far away from their […]

“Eye See You!”

In Botswana farmers painted eyes on the butts of their cows. The eyes were put there because all of the African Lions were eating the cows. The lions wouldn’t attack the cows because they thought that the cows could see them. The farmers did a test: they sent out cows with butt eyes and cows […]

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