The government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.
It is an unmistakable sound in nature. A chorus of voices we don’t often get to hear up close, let alone see in person. But at the Wildlife Science Center in Columbus, visitors can witness this unique melody while learning at the same time. “Our mission is science education for kids that makes it fun,” said Peggy Callahan, the center’s executive director.
A Minnesota high school teacher is accused of striking a student on the head with an 11-pound backpack early in the school year. According to court documents, the incident happened on Sept. 26, when biology teacher Robert Shoemaker allegedly struck the 17-year-old boy.
It’s Friday, and Heather Brown went to the mailbag to answer some of your burning Good Questions about the human body.
Some 160 high school math and science students from across the state will be competing this month in a regional Science Bowl in St. Paul.