Monthly Archives: August 2012

Thinker Thursday

Many people think of Holland or the Netherlands when they think about windmills, but did you know the first practical windmills were built in an area of Persia that is now Iran?  These windmills had horizontal (left to right) sails … Continue reading

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Wagging Wednesday

The Atlantic puffin are a small bird that look kind of like a penguin and kind of like a toucan.  They eat fish and hold them in their special beak.  Each puffin’s beak is filled with dozens of spines that … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday

If you’d like to see something really wild, try Kilauea volcano in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.  Since 1983 this volcano has been erupting on a regular basis.  If you get a chance to see it, you can actually get close … Continue reading

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