Science Explorations


Investigate one way people are changing how they travel.

What might happen if you took animals out of their natural habitat and brought them to a new environment where they did not naturally occur?

Look and learn: Visit the southernmost of the Galápagos Islands.

Look and learn: Visit this island located in the center of the Galápagos.

Find out why biodiversity is so important to our planet — and what you can do to help protect it.

Discover how all the players in an ecosystem depend on each other to survive.

Join scientists investigating biodiverse places around the world.

For better or worse, international commerce and air travel have helped the global exchange of species and the spread of disease.

Learn about an increasingly common way to manage rare or threatened species.

Learn about the archipelago Darwin visited in 1835.

Look and learn: Visit the northernmost of the Galápagos Islands.

Look and learn: Visit the easternmost of the Galápagos Islands.

Look and learn: Visit this island located in the center of the Galápagos.

Look and learn: This lizard's in the process of enjoying a cacti snack.

Look and learn: Do you know how these non-native animals wound up on the Islands?

Look and learn: Every year, more and more people visit the Galápagos Islands.

Look and learn: How do farmers get help from a friendly beetle?

A window-box garden will help you find out which flowers attract animals.

Find out what critters like maggots and praying mantises can do for you.

Watch out, European ants! A huge colony of Argentine ants is invading your turf.

A world without insects would be a very different place.

A historic South American cruise led to groundbreaking findings about the wild kingdom.

Look and learn: Examine light from fireflies and other living things.

Check out the world's longest coral formation in Australia.

Dolphins and sea lions have been trained to clear explosives from the water.

Read about jellyfish, hydras, corals, sea wasps, and sea anemones.

These animals are members of a group of ocean invertebrates called cephalopods.

How and why do animals migrate?

What makes a cave the perfect home for some bats?

What can caves' strange creatures, odd formations, and oozing slime reveal?

Look and learn: Get up close with a beetle.

Learn about one research team's race to identify more than 100 frog species.


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