Animals – the ultimate guide to the animal kingdom. On this page you’ll discover many different types of animal and how they’re classified – with awesome pictures and links to further information. Continue reading
Animal classification facts and information for kids and students: how we make sense of the animal kingdom by naming and grouping species. Discover the 8 levels of animal classification. Continue reading
Find out about the recently discovered dinosaur Daspletosaurus horneri. Specimens of this new tyrannosaur species have helped paleontologists understand how dinosaurs evolved, what they looked like, and also how they behaved! Continue reading
TRAPPIST-1 facts for kids & students. The discovery of seven new planets could take us one step further towards finding out whether or not we’re alone in the universe!
TRAPPIST-1 Facts: Introduction
In early 2017, NASA announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized rocky planets in orbit around a star that – in astronomical terms – isn’t very far away.
The planetary system was found by a robotic telescope, and further discoveries were made by a telescope in outer space.
As if that didn’t already sound too much like science fiction rather than ‘science fact’, NASA confirmed that three or more of the planets could potentially hold liquid water – one of the key ingredients for life!
On this page, you’ll discover facts about the star known as TRAPPIST-1, and the planets in orbit around it. Continue reading