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The Real-World Science Supplement
to Scholastic News.
a huge group of jellyfish that suddenly appears
A huge jellyfish bloom caused a nuclear power plant to shut down.
animals that don’t have a backbone
Jellyfish are a type of invertebrate.
shifts in Earth’s temperatures and weather patterns
Scientists believe that climate change is responsible for causing more extreme storms, like hurricanes.
plant-like organisms that grow mostly in water
A dead zone is filled with green, slimy algae.
animal in an early stage of development
Caterpillars are larvae that eventually turn into butterflies.