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galaxy

A galaxy is an enormous group of stars.


game

People enjoy playing games.


Gandhi, Mohandas

Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948) was a great Indian man who used non-violent techniques to obtain India's independence from Britain.


garbage can

Garbage cans hold garbage.


garbage truck

A garbage truck picks up garbage and hauls it to the dump.


garden

Plants grow in a garden.
gargoyles

gargoyle

Gargoyles are stone sculptures of grotesque creatures that sit perched atop some buildings; they act as waterspouts.


gate

A gate is a door in a fence.


gazelle

Gazelles live in herds in Africa.


gecko

Geckos are the only lizards that make noise.


gem

Gems sparkle and shine.


geography

Geography is the study of the location of people and features on Earth and how they interact.

geology

Geology is the study of the Earth's structure, including rocks and minerals.
angle
geometry

Geometry is the mathematical study of points, lines, angles, and solids.


Georgia

Georgia is a state in the southeastern United States of America. Its capital is Atlanta.


gerbil

Gerbils are small rodents that some people keep as pets.


Gerrothorax

Gerrothorax was an ancient amphibian that lived over 200 million years ago - it is extinct.


geyser

A geyser is a natural hot spring that occasionally sprays water and steam above the ground.


ghost

Ghosts are make-believe. Boo!


giant anteater

The Giant Anteater is the biggest anteater. It is about 7 feet long.


giant ground sloth

A huge, extinct mammal that lived during the last Ice Ages. It is also called Megatherium. This plant-eater had hook-like claws.


giant panda

The giant panda is a black and white bear from China.


giant squid

Giant Squid swim deep in the oceans. They have ten arms and their eyes are the size of basketballs.


gibbon

Gibbons are rare, small, slender, long-armed, tree-dwelling apes from Asia.

gibbous moon

A gibbous moon is between a half moon and a full moon.


gift

It's nice to give gifts. It's nice to get them too.

Giganotosaurus

Giganotosaurus was the largest meat-eating dinosaur.


Gila monster

The Gila monster is a venomous lizard from deserts of southwestern North America. It is nocturnal (most active at night).


gills

Gills are organs that fish and amphibians use to breathe underwater.


gingerbread

Gingerbread is a spicy cookie. Gingerbread men and gingerbread women are cookies shaped like little people.

giraffe

The giraffe is the tallest land animal.


girl

A girl is a young woman.


give

When you let someone have something, you are giving it to them.


glacier

A glacier is a large, slowly-moving river of ice.


glass

We drink out of glasses.


glasses

Glasses help some people see more clearly.


globe

A globe is a small, spherical model of the Earth.


glove

We wear gloves to protect our hands.


glue

Glue is a substance that sticks things together.


Glyptodon

Glyptodon was a car-sized armadillo that lived during the Ice Ages.


gnat

A gnat is a very small flying insect.


gnu

The gnu is a fast-running grass-eater from Africa. It is also known as the wildebeest.


go

When you go, you are moving.


goat

Goats are sure-footed, hoofed mammals.


goblin shark

The Goblin shark has a very long snout.

gold

Gold is a precious metal. Coins and jewelry are made from gold. The Sacajawea US dollar coin above looks like gold.


golden retriever

A friendly, intelligent, energetic, and very popular dog.


goldfinch

The goldfinch is a small, seed-eating bird that lives in North America.


goldfish

A goldfish is a type of carp that makes a nice pet.


golf

Golf is a sport in which a ball is hit into a series of holes using golf clubs.


golf ball

A golf ball is a small ball used in golf - the ball sits on a tee in the grass.


golf club

Golf clubs are used to hit a golf ball.


gong

A gong makes a loud noise when you bang on it.


good

When something is good, it is has nice qualities. The opposite of good is bad.
goose

goose

Geese are migrating birds that honk!


gorilla

Gorillas are intelligent mammals from Africa. They are in danger of extinction.


gosling

A gosling is a baby goose.


gown

A gown is a fancy dress.


grandfather

The father of your father or mother is your grandfather.


grandfather clock

A grandfather clock is a large, free-standing pendulum clock.


grandmother

The mother of your father or mother is your grandmother.


grandparents

Grandparents are grandmothers and grandfathers.


granite

Granite is a common type of igneous rock. Granite is formed in a slow cooling process.


grapefruit

Grapefruits are a type of citrus fruit that sometime squirt you when you eat them.


grapes

Grapes are delicious fruit that grow on vines.


graph

A graph is a diagram that shows relationships between things.


grass

Grass is a common flowering plant that is found all over the world.


grasshopper

The grasshopper is an insect that hops and flies. It can make noises by rubbing its legs together.


grater

A grater is a tool used to cut food into tiny pieces.


gray

Elephants are large, gray mammals. Gray paint can be made by mixing black and white paint.

gray whale

The gray whale is a baleen whale that eats tiny organisms from the mud on the bottom on the ocean.


gray wolf

Gray wolves are endangered meat-eaters from the North America.


Great Britain

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe. It's capital is London.


Great Dane

The Great Dane is a large, short-haired dog that was originally bred to hunt large game.


great horned owl

The great horned owl is a large bird of prey from North and South America.

Great Lakes

The Great Lakes are five huge, connected lakes located between Canada and the USA. The lakes are (from biggest to smallest) Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake Ontario. These lakes were formed by glaciers during the last Ice Age.

Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is thousands of years old.


great white shark

The Great White shark is a large, meat-eating fish.
>

greater than

The mathematical symbol > means "greater than." When one number is greater than a second number, the first one is bigger than the second. For example, 4 is greater than 2, or 4 > 2.

Greece

Greece is a country in southern Europe. Its capital is Athens. The Olympic Games originated in ancient Greece.


green

Grass, broccoli, and many other plants are green. You can make green paint by mixing blue and yellow paint.
string bean

green bean

A green bean is a long, thin, green vegetable. It is pod that contains bean seeds. It is also called a string bean.


greenhouse

A greenhouse is a building, usually made out of glass, in which people grow plants.


greyhound

The greyhound is the fastest breed of dog for short distance runs.


grin

A grin is a kind of wide smile that shows your teeth. People grin when they have a lot of different feelings.
grizzly bear
grizzly bear

The grizzly bear is a large bear with a muscular hump on its shoulders.

groundhog

The groundhog is a rodent that is also called the woodchuck.

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is a holiday celebrated in February 2nd. If a groundhog sees its shadow on this day, cold weather is predicted; if it sees no shadow, mild weather is thought to follow.


guest book

People sign guest books to leave thoughts about their visit.

guinea pig

The guinea pig is a small, tailless rodent that is sometimes kept as a pet.


guitar

A guitar is a stringed instrument.


gulf

A gulf is a part of the ocean (or sea) that is partly surrounded by land (it is usually larger than a bay).


gull

Gulls are birds that live near oceans and lakes.


guppy

Guppies are a type of small tropical fish.
Gyroscope

gyroscope

A gyroscope is a spinning wheel set in a movable frame. When the wheel spins, it is very hard to move the gyroscope - it essentially stays in its original orientation.


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