SCIENCE STORIES
 


Enjoy a science themed read-aloud while experiencing the beauty of Catalina Island through our Science Stories series. Follow along as we explore the work of early naturalists and topics in natural history against the backdrop of the Island's Interior. After the story, click on the accompanying activity, engage in your own science explorations and learn more about Catalina!

SMALL  WONDERS
Did you know even famous scientists may get their start exploring in their own backyards?
Listen to this story about Jean-Henri Fabre
and his explorations into entomology, the study of bugs!
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CHARLES DARWIN
Charles Darwin is one of the biggest names in science.
Listen to this story about his explorations and how he made discoveries
that changed how we see the world today!
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COUNTING BIRDS
Have you ever heard of the Christmas Bird Hunt?
Listen to this story about Frank Chapman to learn how this annual bird count got started
and how his love for birds has helped save our feathered friends!
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SPRING AFTER SPRING
When the sounds of spring started to go silent, Rachel Carson noticed and took action.
Listen to this story about Rachel Carson and how she inspired the environmental movement!
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