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Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

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When an animal or person bumps into this plant, it seems to explode! How could exploding help this plant?
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Hint: Look closely at the black things coming out. What do you think those are? Why would it help the plant to shoot those out?
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The black things are seeds! When the plant explodes, it spreads seeds everywhere, which will hopefully grow into new plants!
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What is this animal and why is it doing a handstand? (Hint: the black and white colors might give you a clue.)
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This is a type of skunk! When it’s scared, it does a handstand to look bigger and as a warning to go away. Otherwise it will spray!
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If a bird attacks this gecko, the gecko can do something amazing to defend itself. What do you think it will do?
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It can shoot a sticky, smelly liquid from little openings in its tail! It’s called a Golden-tailed Gecko and it lives in Australia.
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This fish can spit water into the air! It’s amazing, but why does it do this? How could spitting water help this fish?
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This archerfish shoots water to knock bugs off of plants! When the bugs fall into the water, they become lunch.
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This snake is a special kind of cobra. Check it out! What do you think it’s spraying? Spit? Water? Something else?
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It’s spitting venom (which can be deadly) out of its two front teeth! Here, scientists are seeing how well it can aim at the sheets!
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