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Meet The Author: Blast Off With Dr. Bruce Betts and V.R. Space Explorers

One of our favorite books about space is V.R. Space Explorers, Titan’s Black Cat. Author Bruce Betts is a space explorer and planetary expert. He is the Chief Scientist at The Planetary Society, the world’s largest non-profit space organization. The organization focuses on education, advocacy, and funding to support innovative programs that further space exploration. We spoke to Betts to learn more about space exploration, LightSail, and being an intergalactic author for kids.

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Dino Day: Fossil Hunting in The Australian Outback

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to work as on a fossil dig? For #CampCaribu’s Dinosaur Day, we spoke to dino experts around the world to learn more about life in the field! The more scientists know about what’s below the Earth’s surface, the more we can solve current mysteries about nature and wildlife today. The Caribu app is a great way to introduce kids to learning about dinosaurs. Download the app and schedule a Caribu video-call to read about these famous prehistoric creatures with your family members. Discuss what makes dinos different from animals today! Choose your favorite dino, and describe what you like about it. Try our dinosaur coloring pages, and draw together in a virtual playdate!

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Dino Day: T-Rex Takes The Stage In Chicago

Did you know that T-Rex had enormous teeth up to a foot long? Tyrannosaurus Rex, also known as T. rex or T-Rex, was one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs that ever lived. It’s also captured the imagination of fossil fans since its discovery in 1902. For kids and families who want to learn more about T. rex and other dramatic dinos, #CampCaribu’s ‘Animal Adventures’ Summer Reading category is a great place to start! Check out our favorite T. rex covers in the #CaribuApp, and learn more about dinos big and small! Explore prehistoric eras with fun facts and dynamic illustrations.

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Dino Day: Search Below The Surface In Los Angeles!

It’s Dinosaur Day at #CampCaribu, and we’re talking to experts across the globe about their fossil findings and dino discoveries. Scientists have found evidence of prehistoric creatures all over the world. You can learn some of their names and characteristics by exploring the excellent books in the Caribu Summer Reading category this week! Enjoy illustrated stories and guides that introduce dinosaurs to children. You can also color-in some of our dinosaur drawing pages together. Schedule a Caribu call with your loved ones to plan a virtual dino playdate!

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Dino Day: Canadian Dinosaur Hunting!

What’s more exciting than learning about some of the world’s most incredible animals of all time: Dinosaurs! Check out the many dynamic dino books featured in this week’s summer reading selection in the Caribu app. Find books with dino facts and fairytales that you can read together with little ones in a virtual playdate. Which is your favorite dinosaur? What do you like about it? To learn more, we spoke with some experts from dinosaur museums across the globe! Our Q&A below features Eilidh Macdonald, Science Educator at The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Alberta, Canada. Read on to discover exciting facts about prehistoric creatures, and what it’s like to work in the fossil world.

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