Science

Glues and Superglues

Glues explained, for kids

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November 24, 2010

Eggs

Eggs explained, for kids.

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November 11, 2010

Snakes explained, for kids

Snakes explained, for kids

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November 4, 2010

Owls

Owls have large forward-facing eyes and ear-holes, a hawk-like beak, a flat face, and usually a conspicuous circle of feathers, a facial disc, around each eye. Most birds of prey sport eyes on the sides of their heads, but the stereoscopic nature of the owl’s forward-facing eyes permits a greater sense of depth perception necessary […]

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October 28, 2010

Your Tongue

The circumvallate papillae (or vallate papillae) are dome-shaped structures on the human tongue that vary in number from eight to twelve.

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September 30, 2010

Floods

A flood is an overflow of an expanse of water that submerges land. In the sense of “flowing water”, the word may also be applied to the inflow of the tide.

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August 26, 2010

Students Design 300MPG Car Based on Indy Car

A group of high school students from the DeLaSalle School in Kansas City, Mo., and their mentors, including engineers from Bridgestone Americas’ Technical Center in Akron, Ohio, have just concluded tests on a student-built electric car at Bridgestone’s Texas Proving Grounds — and may have set a world record for efficiency.

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August 23, 2010

The Speed of Sound

The speed of sound explained, for kids

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August 19, 2010

Grasshoppers

grasshoppers explained, for kids

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August 5, 2010

Blood Pressure

Blood pressure explained, for kids

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July 1, 2010

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox or chicken pox is a highly contagious illness caused by primary infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV).

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June 9, 2010

Sultans of Science: Showcasing Exhibits from Islam’s Golden Age

Sultans of Science is a traveling exhibition that is currently in Canada, which exemplifies Islam’s great contribution to modern science. The exhibition, which opened on May 19 and continues until Sept. 7, currently takes place at the TELUS World of Science center in Edmonton.

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June 3, 2010

Periodic Table of the Elements

Periodic Table of the Elements, explained, for kids

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June 3, 2010

Money

Money is anything that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment ofdebts. The main functions of money are distinguished as: a medium of exchange, a unit of account, a store of value, and occasionally, a standard of deferred payment. Money originated as commodity money, but nearly all contemporary money systems are […]

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May 20, 2010

Hand

A hand is a prehensile, multi-fingered body part located at the end of an arm or forelimb of primates and some other vertebrates.

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May 13, 2010

Chameleons!

Chameleons explained, for kids

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May 6, 2010

Pollination

Pollination explained, for kids

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April 15, 2010

Wings Explained

Wings explained, for kids

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April 1, 2010

Ecosystem

Ecosystem explained, for kids

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March 18, 2010

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