Metals are shiny solids are room temperature (except mercury, which is a shiny liquid element), with characteristic high melting points and densities. Many of the properties of metals, including large atomic radius, low ionization energy, and low electronegativity, are due to the fact that the electrons in the valence shell of a metal atoms can […]

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September 11, 2014

How US Laws Protect Wives

What could Aisha have done differently to have avoided this pitfall with someone otherwise regarded as a good man?

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September 11, 2014

Time Zones

time zones, for kids

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August 7, 2014


A meteoroid is a small rocky or metallic body travelling through space. Meteoroids are significantly smaller than asteroids, and range in size from small grains to 1 meter-wide objects. Smaller objects than this are classified as micrometeoroids or space dust. Most are fragments from comets or asteroids, while others are collision impact debris ejected from […]

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July 31, 2014

Carbonated water

carbonated water, explained

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July 17, 2014


Weeds compete with productive crops or pasture, ultimately converting productive land into unusable scrub.

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July 3, 2014

How does snow form?


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June 26, 2014

The Earth’s Rotation

Earth’s rotation

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June 19, 2014


In astronomy, the Earth’s orbit is the motion of the Earth around the Sun, from an average distance of 149.59787 million kilometers (93 million miles) away. A complete orbit of the Earth around the Sun occurs every 365.256363004 mean solar days (1 sidereal year).[nb 1] This motion gives an apparent movement of the Sun with […]

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June 12, 2014

The Respiratory System!

the respiratory system explained for kids

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June 5, 2014

The Nervous System!

the nervous system, for kids

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May 8, 2014


muscles explained for kids

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May 1, 2014


The human skeleton is the internal framework of the body. It is composed of 270 bones at birth

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April 24, 2014

Remote Control

A remote control is a component of an electronics device, most commonly a television set, DVD player and home theater systems originally used for operating the device wirelessly from a short line-of-sight distance. Remote control has continually evolved and advanced over recent years to include Bluetooth connectivity, motion sensor-enabled capabilities and voice control. Commonly, remote […]

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April 17, 2014

Sound Effects

Sound effects (or audio effects) are artificially created or enhanced sounds, or sound processes used to emphasize artistic or other content of films, television shows, live performance, animation, video games, music, or other media. In motion picture and television production, a sound effect is a sound recorded and presented to make a specific storytelling or […]

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April 10, 2014

Touch Screen

A touchscreen is an electronic visual display that the user can control through simple or multi-touch gestures by touching the screen with a special stylus/pen and-or one or more fingers. Some touchscreens use an ordinary or specially coated gloves to work while others use a special stylus/pen only. The user can use the touchscreen to […]

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April 3, 2014

Carnivorous Plants!!!!

  Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients (but not energy) from trapping and consuming animals or protozoans, typically insects and other arthropods. Carnivorous plants have adapted to grow in places where the soil is thin or poor in nutrients, especially nitrogen, such as acidic bogs and rock outcroppings. Charles […]

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March 27, 2014

Oil Lamps!

An oil lamp is an object used to produce light continuously for a period of time using an oil-based fuel source.

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March 20, 2014

Annual Youth Art Fair

Do What You Can, With What You Have, Where you are.

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March 20, 2014

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