Conservationists at New Zealand's Kaori Wildlife Sanctuary, are ecstatic after discovering a month-old tuatara, a rare reptile and the only living descendent of the lizard-like dinosaurs that inhabited the Earth, more than 65 million years ago.
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A team of scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in California, recently revealed that they have developed a metallic glass that is harder and tougher than stainless steel, but weighs much less.
Common Core Resources
Try This ! 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You encourages students to play with science, featuring hands-on experiments using easily accessible materials. Each project features color photos, step-by-step instructions, and basic scientific principles. Includes: Science Fair tips, National Science Standards correlations and an Educator’s Guide available for download.
For grades 4-8
Four Spanish teenagers have just proved that it doesn't take millions of dollars of sophisticated equipment to capture stunning images of our planet from Space - Some perseverance, combined with a little imagination, a helium-filled balloon and an $80 USD digital camera, will also get the job done.
As you stroll around in your green attire, looking for those four-leaved clovers and the pot of gold, here are some fun facts and myths about St. Patrick's Day, one of the most popular (and fun) holidays celebrated by people all over the world, every year on March 17th.