Dear Teacher

“Dear Teacher” is a monthly education column written by experienced educators and parents. Summer Learning Activities Parents: Summer is increasingly becoming a more academic time. Many students are now even assigned homework over the summer. This is largely happening because teachers know that young children may forget as much as 25 percent of what they… Read More

Dear Dr. Universe: What do planets have inside?

Dear Dr. Universe: What do planets have inside? –Rhianna, 10, California Dear Rhianna, Each planet is a little different on the inside. And what’s inside a planet can shape what’s on the outside, too. That’s what I found out from my friend Steve Reidel, a geologist at Washington State University. “Well, there’s the rocky planets,” he… Read More