Month: March 2023

Samuel’s DIY Projects Presents: Zero Waste and Zero Impact Frozen Suncatcher 

By Samuel Pressman and IndyKids staff Suncatchers are a unique way to decorate outdoor areas in a natural way. But have you ever thought about making a frozen one? These temporary art projects are a great way to learn about our climate and sustainability.  First: Collect some organic materials you like the look of, like …

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Getting Wild With… Emperor Penguins!

Did you know that emperor penguins are a type of bird that can’t fly? They are also the largest type of penguin. In late 2022, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that emperor penguins should be protected by law because Antarctic ice, where the penguins raise their young, is being threatened by climate change.

Getting Wild With… Cheetahs!

Cheetahs, as many people know, are the fastest land animal in the world. They can reach speeds of up to 61 miles per hour, and their stride length reaches an incredible 23 feet. Now that there are just 7,000 cheetahs left in the wild, the U.S. Endangered Species Act by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed cheetahs as endangered.