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Don’t look down! Today we’re checking out the tallest building, stacking tall towers, and visiting the top of the world!

For Grown-Ups

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What did you learn about making a tall tower?


est. 20 min

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Visit the Tallest Building on Earth

It’s called the Burj Khalifa, and it’s so tall they had to change the way airplanes fly around it!

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The World’s Tallest Waterfall

We sure wouldn’t want to go over this waterfall in a canoe! Let’s check out Angel Falls with SciShow Kids.

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Climb the Highest Mountain

Mount Everest is sometimes called “the top of the world.” Learn all about this amazing mountain with Pants Bear.


est. 20 min

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How Tall Can You Stack?

Start by watching this short SciShow Kids video about stacking tall towers. Then, use plastic cups, blocks, or boxes to try stacking your own tower. How tall can you make it?

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Plastic cups (optional)


est. 5 min

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Iggy Peck, Architect

Iggy Peck builds tall towers out of the craziest things! See where his building skills take him in this read-aloud of the book by Andrea Beatty, with pictures by David Roberts.


est. 10 min

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Get Fit Reaching Tall!

Practice reaching tall and jumping high in this quick Kid Fit workout!