Kids News - Articles for Grade 3

Nine-Year-Old Fossil Hunter Discovers Massive Megalodon Tooth

Nine-year-old Molly Sampson and her 17-year-old sister Natalie had only one item on their Christmas list last year. They wanted chest-high waterproof overalls to "go shark's-tooth hunting like professionals." Their wish was granted. On Christmas morning, the sisters set out to Maryland's Calvert Beach with their father to put their new equipment to use....

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Nine-Year-Old Fossil Hunter Discovers Massive Megalodon Tooth

Why Ancient Roman Monuments Are Still Standing

Despite technological advances, modern concrete structures start to crumble in just 50 years if not maintained. This contrasts sharply with Italian monuments that remain standing after over 2,000 years. Now, an international research team has finally uncovered how Roman concrete wonders continue to survive to this day....

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Why Ancient Roman Monuments Are Still Standing

NASA Pinpoints The "Coldest Place On Earth"

A remote area in Antarctica has been identified as the "coldest place on Earth." According to NASA, the temperatures in the East Antarctic Plateau can dip to a bone-chilling -136° F (-93.3° C). That is several degrees colder than the previous low of -128.6° F (-89.2° C) set in 1983 at the Russian Vostok Research Station in East Antarctica....

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NASA Pinpoints The "Coldest Place On Earth"

Rare, Green Comet To Make An Appearance Starting This Week

Starting January 12, 2023, stargazers will get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see a rare comet with a greenish hue. Astronomers discovered Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) in March 2022 when it was inside Jupiter's orbit. NASA scientists believe this may be the comet's first sighting. If the icy body did pass our planet previously, it was probably thousands of years ago....

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Rare, Green Comet To Make An Appearance Starting This Week