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Great Science Articles For Kids Are Just A Click Away
2012-10-24 12:48:49

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If you´re looking for some great websites with science articles for kids, look no further. Whether you're a teacher, parent, or just an adult who wants to help children learn to love science, we've put together a list of websites that provide great science articles for kids. RedOrbit.com, of course, is a great place to start. Though we do not yet have an area just for kids, many of the articles and blogs are definitely...

2012-10-09 21:46:27

Grades improved among elementary and middle school children participating in after-school activities at Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas School-age children who participate in structured after-school activities improve their academic achievement, according to a new study from Southern Methodist University, Dallas. The study by researchers in SMU´s Simmons School of Education and Human Development measured academic performance of students enrolled in Boys and Girls Clubs of...

Cramming For Tests Can Backfire
2012-08-23 10:57:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Foregoing sleep to cram for a test may do more harm than good, according to a study released Wednesday by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The study found that high-school students who pulled all-nighters to prepare for exams fared worse academically the next day compared with their well-rested peers. Regardless of how much time a student studies each day, if sleep time is sacrificed in order to...

2012-08-21 22:21:16

Regardless of how much a high school student generally studies each day, if that student sacrifices sleep in order to study more than usual, he or she is more likely to have academic problems the following day. Because students tend to increasingly sacrifice sleep time for studying in the latter years of high school, this negative dynamic becomes more and more prevalent over time. Those are the findings of a new longitudinal study that focused on daily and yearly variations of students who...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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