Droughts can ruin a region's ability to grow crops or feed livestock. Find out how a prolonged drought can bring about changes to the entire culture of a region and the many ways people try to fix and avoid them.
Although notorious for its founder, Genghis Khan, the modern Mongolia has become a favorite spot for adventurous travelers. Snow-tipped mountains, river deltas that never freeze, the Gobi Desert, and nomadic peoples with large birds for pets are all
Roller coasters offer fast, sky-high thrills. The longest roller coaster is Japan's Steel Dragon. It is 8,133 feet long! Kids will discover how roller coasters work and the technology behind future models.
Packed into the small country of Ecuador is some of the most diverse wildlife. All kinds of amazing animals hide in the thick Amazon rain forest and brave the steep slopes of the Andes Mountains. Discover more about these unique species and learn
When earthquakes, volcanoes, or other seismic activity occurs underwater, a tsunami is created on the surface. Rushing towards land, these huge waves bring incredible havoc to anything they encounter on the shore.
Red foxes get a lot of use out of their bushy tails! Called a brush, it helps them balance, communicate with other foxes, and it even keeps them warm on cold nights! See what else these sly critters are capable of in this title for young students.