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each

Each child has a balloon.


eagle

The eagle is a large bird of prey. It has a hooked bill and sharp talons.


ear

We hear things with our ears. Our ears give us a sense of hearing.


early

When something is done early, it happens in the beginning of the day or before the expected time. The sun rises early in the day


earn

You can earn money by working.


earring

Earrings are jewelry for the ears.


earmuffs

Earmuffs keep your ears warm.
Earth

Earth

The Earth is the third planet from the sun. It's where we live!


earth

Earth is another word for soil.


Earth Day

Earth Day is a holiday in spring when we remember how precious our planet is.


earthworm

An earthworm is a little animal with a long, soft body and no legs.


earwig

An earwig is an insect with long pincers at the tip of its abdomen.


easel

Some artists draw at an easel.


east

East is a compass direction. East is opposite west.


eat

We eat when we are hungry.


echidna

The echidna is a primitive, spiny, egg-laying mammal from Australia and New Guinea. It is also called the spiny anteater.


echolocation

In echolocation (also called sonar), a high-pitched sound (usually clicks) is sent out. The sound bounces off the object and some returns. The returning echo is interpreted to determine the object's shape, direction, distance, and texture. Dolphins (and other toothed whales) and some bats use sonar to navigate and find prey.


eclipse

An eclipse happens when the moon blocks out light from the sun or the Earth's shadow goes across the moon.


economics

Economics is the study of money, goods, and services.
Edison
Edison, Thomas

Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) was an American inventor whose many inventions revolutionized the world. His work improved the light bulb; he invented the phonograph, the carbon telephone transmitter, and the motion-picture projector.
Edmontonia

Edmontonia

An armored, plant-eating dinosaur from North America.
Edmontosaurus

Edmontosaurus

Edmontosaurus was a duck-billed dinosaur.


eel

The eel is a long, snake-like fish.


egg

Many animals hatch from eggs. Dinosaurs hatched from eggs. People eat a lot of chicken eggs.


egg carton

An egg carton holds eggs and keep them from breaking.


eggplant

An eggplant is a purple vegetable.


egret

The egret is a large wading bird.


Egypt

Egypt is a country in northeastern Africa. The capital of Egypt is Cairo. The great pyramids are in Egypt.


eight

Spiders have eight legs. Stop signs have eight sides.
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eighteen

Eighteen is the number between seventeen and nineteen.
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eighty

Eighty is the number between seventy-nine and eighty-one.

Elasmosaurus

Elasmosaurus was a huge marine reptile - a plesiosaur, not a dinosaur.


elbow

The elbow is the joint in the middle of your arm.


electrical outlet

An electrical outlet is a device that is connected to an electrical supply. We plug electrical devices into an outlet so they can receive power. Outlets are usually mounted on a wall.


electric eel

The electric eel is a fish that can generate electricity.


electric guitar

The electric guitar is an electronically-enhanced stringed instrument.


electricity

Many devices are powered by electricity, including lights, TVs, radios and computers.


elephant

The elephant is a big, gray animal with a trunk.


elephant seal

The elephant seal is a huge seal that lives in the Pacific Ocean.


elevator

An elevator carries people and things up and down a tall building.
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eleven

Eleven is ten plus one.


elk

Elk are large mammals that are related to deer.


ellipse

An ellipse is a flattened circle.
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ellipsis

An ellipsis is three dots in a row; it is used to indicate that part of a sentence or sequence has been omitted. It is spoken, "dot, dot, dot." One example of the use of an ellipsis is: Smith said, "Rome had many terrible leaders, ... who caused the Empire to fall." Another example is the mathematical series: 1,3,5,9,... (the rest of the odd numbers are implied but not written down).


elm

The elm is a large, fast-growing deciduous tree.


e-mail

E-mail is a message you send to someone on the computer.


embryo

An embryo is a very young, unborn organism.


emerald

An emerald is a hard, shiny, deep green jewel.


emerald tree boa

The emerald tree boa is a tree-dwelling nocturnal snake from South American rain forests.


emperor

An emperor is an unelected ruler of a country.

emperor angelfish

The emperor angelfish is a brightly-colored, flattened fish that lives in shallow warm waters.


emperor penguin

The emperor penguin is the largest penguin; it lives on ice packs in Antarctica.


empty

When something is empty, it has nothing in it. The jug above is empty.


emu

The emu is a large Australian bird that cannot fly.


endangered species

Endangered species are types of animals or plants that may become extinct soon.


energy

Everything needs energy to work or act. Some types of energy include electrical energy, mechanical energy, and potential energy.


engine

The engine of a train pulls the railroad cars along the track.


engine

The engines of an airplane propel it through the air.


English horn

An English horn is a woodwind instrument.


entrance

You can go into an area through an entrance.


envelope

An envelope holds a letter.


environment

The environment is our surroundings: the air, water, plants, animals and the Earth.


Eohippus

Eohippus was a tiny horse that lived 50 million years ago. It is extinct.
Eoraptor

Eoraptor

Eoraptor is the oldest known dinosaur.
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equal

When two things are equal they are exactly the same in number, quality, or amount.


equator

The equator is an imaginary circle around the earth, halfway between the North and South Poles.


equilateral triangle

The sides of an equilateral triangle are all the same length.


eraser

An eraser rubs off pencil marks.


estuary

An estuary is where a river meets the sea or ocean.


Euoplocephalus

Euoplocephalus was an armored, plant-eating dinosaur.


Europe

Europe is a continent in the Northern Hemisphere. Europe borders Asia. Some of the many countries in Europe include England, Ireland, France, Italy, Germany, Greece, Spain, Poland, Romania, and part of Russia.


evaporation

Evaporation is the process in which a liquid goes into its gaseous form, for example, when liquid water becomes water vapor.


evening

Evening is the late part of the day and the early part of the night.
0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, ...

even number

An even number is divisible by two.


evergreen

An evergreen plant doesn't lose its leaves in the winter.


every

Every child has a balloon.


exam

An exam is a test.


excellent

When something is excellent, it is very, very good.
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exclamation point

An exclamation point is a punctuation mark that is used to show strong feeling!


exercise

Exercise is very good for you.


exit

You can leave an area through an exit.


experiment

People do experiments to learn about the physical world or to test theories.


explorer

An explorer explores unknown places and discovers new things. For example, Magellan was an explorer who led the first expedition that sailed around the Earth.


extinct

When a group of animals or plants goes extinct, they are gone forever. Some extinct animals include dinosaurs, saber-toothed cats, and dodo birds.


eye

We see with our eyes. Our eyes give us a sense of sight.


eye

Thread goes through the eye of a needle.


eyebrow

The eyebrows are dense patches of hair above the eyes.


eyedropper

An eyedropper is used to drop liquids one drop at a time.


eyeglasses

Eyeglasses help some people see more clearly.


eyelash

Eyelashes are long hairs on the edges of the eyelids.


eyelid

Eyelids are flaps of skin that cover and protect our eyes.


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