Award Winners


Children's Science News


“Why bird nests aren't covered in poop” Sept. 2, 2020


“The secret history of dirt” Sept. 3, 2020


"How to be a Cloud Detective" Sept. 4, 2020


In the first of three award-winning segments, the Vox team uses the discovery of a bird’s nest on a porch swing as an opportunity to view hatchling robins closely and answer some important questions about bird life, including why the crowded nest is not eventually covered in bird poop. It turns out the newborns present their poop to their parents in convenient fecal sacs, which the adults gladly remove from the nest. The other segments on the secret history of dirt and the identification of clouds are equally captivating, the judges found. “These are engaging videos for adults as well as...Read more