KidLinks: Science Edition

Longtime readers know my most popular feature, Friday Link Love, a weekly compendium of stuff I found interesting over the past week. I recently started a mid-week series of links that are good to share with kids. Here are a couple: ~

Species Hunt -- National Geographic

An infographic showing the number of species in each category---both discovered and undiscovered (obviously a projection). Lots of bugs out there. This was good for an "eww" from the girls:

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How the Sky Would Look if the Planets Were As Close as the Moon -- 22 Words

I love perspective stuff like this. Venus is nice to look at in the night sky:

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But Jupiter is downright menacing:

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What a fantastic, strange universe this is. Well played, God...