Teacher and students go in costume, wearing clothing of the time period.
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Have you ever wished you could travel back in time? It is possible, and you don’t even need a time machine! Instead, you and your class can visit the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park and see what it was like to go to school in the 1880s.

Third- through fifth-grade students and their... Read more

Young Reporters Valerie and Erin with Buzz Aldrin.
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Originally printed in June 1996

by Valarie Potell & Erin Machac

Desert Valley Elementary

Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, recently met with Arizona schoolchildren at Phoenix Symphony Hall. His presentation was sponsored by the Arizona Science... Read more

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame
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The Cathedral of Notre-Dame is beloved by millions around the world. But on April 15, the cathedral caught fire and people worldwide watched with horror and sadness. While the beautiful roof and spire burned, firefighters battled the blaze for nine hours to stop the fire. They saved many... Read more

Tucson Earth Day Festival at Children's Museum
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Happy Earth Day—a special day when all of us should focus on the importance of our planet and what we can do to improve its health. 

Earth Day was created in 1970 in hopes of bringing about environmental reform in America. It began in the United States with schools celebrating—20 million... Read more

Girl Hugging the World
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Happy Earth Day—a special day when all of us should focus on the importance of our planet and what we can do to improve its health. 

Earth Day was created in 1970 in hopes of bringing about environmental reform in America. It began in the United States with schools celebrating—20 million... Read more

 Magnetic north is one of three “north poles” on our planet.
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Photo by NASA/JSC

What do you think of when you hear about the North Pole? For most of us, images of Santa Claus, reindeer and the greatest toy workshop ever all spring to mind.

There is actually a... Read more

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China Luna Rover
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Top Photo: Chang’e-4 spacecraft on the far side of the moon

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InSight Lands on Mars photo
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Have you ever wondered whether there are quakes or temblors on Mars? What about how the planet formed?

Scientists intend to answer those questions and more. The InSight lander touched down at the end of November after a seven-month journey to the Red Planet.

According to NASA,... Read more

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