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Ibises

Ibises are a group of long-legged wading birds in the family Threskiornithidae. They all have long down curved bills, and usually feed as a group, probing mud for food items, usually crustaceans. Read More



Riding to Earth's Core

Ever wonder what you’d find if you could travel to the center of the earth? Someday, we might find out, says geophysicist David Stevenson of the California Institute of Technology. Stevenson has thought up a way to send a probe to Earth’s core. For now, Read More

Dino-bite!

Ten years ago, scientists discovered a well-preserved set of dinosaur remains in China. This dinosaur, which walked on Earth about 125 million years ago, had feathers and was about the same size as a turkey—but don’t be fooled. This dino’s bite was a lot Read More

Preparing for the GSAT Exam

To do well on the GSAT exam you must first learn the material, and then review it before the test. These are techniques to better understand your material: Learning 1. Take good notes in your class lectures and textbooks. Read More

African Wildedbeest

The wildebeest, also called the gnu (pronounced "new"), is a large hooved mammal of the genus Connochaetes, which includes two species, both native to Africa. Gnus belong to the family Bovidae, which includes antelopes, cattle, goats, and others. Read More

G-Tunes with a Message

Making music can be fun and relaxing. For gibbons in the forests of Southeast Asia, singing is also a way to communicate. New research shows that these small apes vary the order of the notes in their tunes to get across certain messages. The system is si Read More

Hey batter, wake up!

Just as travelers often experience jet lag when they fly long distances, a new study shows professional baseball players don't always play well when they travel from one time zone to the next. Read More

Capybaras

The capybara, Hydrochoerus Hydrochaeris, is a semi-aquatic rodent of South America. It weighs about 40 kg (hundred pounds) , and is about .6 meters (2 feet) tall at the shoulder. It is the largest rodent. Read More

Saltwater Fish

Saltwater fish live in bodies of water with a high salt content, such as oceans and salt lakes. They are popular catch in both recreational sport fishing (marlin), and commercial fishing (halibut and tuna.) Read More

Awake at Night

The less sleep I get, the unhappier I become. When I'm really tired, I have trouble concentrating. I can't get any work done. I get cranky and irritable, and everything starts to annoy me. I know lots of people just like me, but I also have friends who c Read More

Cocker Spaniels

The English Cocker Spaniel is a breed of gun dog. It is one of several varieties of spaniel and somewhat resembles its American cousin, the American Cocker Spaniel. Read More

Arctic Melt

Earth's North and South Poles are famous for being cold and icy. Normally, ice builds in Arctic waters around the North Pole each winter and shrinks during the summer. But for many years, the amount of ice left by the end of summer has been declining Read More

Making Sense of Scents

The nose knows. Your sense of smell can quickly alert you to freshly baked, chocolate chip cookies, a fragrant flower, or a stinky pair of socks. Now, scientists have a better idea of how the brain makes sense of all these scents. Particular smells appea Read More

Mollusks

Although mollusks are probably best known for their unique shells, the word itself actually comes from he Latin word for "soft." Many types of mollusks are raised and captured for food and some people consider eating snails a true delicacy. Read More

Intruder Alert: Sweeping Space for Dust

If you can't believe how quickly your bedroom becomes dusty, you should get a load of the solar system. A space probe cruising past the sun has found that the solar system is filling up with dust three times faster than it was 6 years ago. Read More

Rover Makes Splash on Mars

A robot on Mars has just turned up the best evidence yet that liquid water once flowed on the Red Planet. Because water is thought to be necessary for life, the discovery should help researchers pinpoint places where living things might have been. Read More

Phantom Energy and the Big Rip

Imagine the universe being torn to shreds: Stars and galaxies tear away from each other. Earth escapes from the sun. Tiny molecules pop apart with explosive force. New analyses show that the world could end in just such a doomsday scenario. Read More

Bedbugs

The common bedbug (Cimex lectularius) is the best adapted to human environments. It is found in temperate climates throughout the world and has been known since ancient times. Bedbugs are often erroneously associated with filth. Read More

Alien Invasions

Around the world, plants, animals, fungi, and other life forms are moving into places where they don't belong. These raids can mean major headaches for both wildlife and people. Read More

Poodles

The Poodle is a breed of dog; specifically, it is a gun dog noted for its ability in the water and bird hunting skills. The English name comes from the German Pudel, or Pudelhund – from Old German puddeln, meaning "to splash about". Read More

African Warthogs

The warthog is a wild member of the pig family that lives in Africa. They are the only widely recognised species in their genus, though some authors divide them into two species. Read More

Results of GSAT are in schools this week By Teach It To Kids GSAT Jamaica

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites said while the average scores in the various subjects written in this year sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test – GSAT - have improved over the last six years, the levels were not satisfactory. Read More

The case of the headless ant

Halloween is right around the corner, which means scary movies are playing at the theater and trick-or-treaters are shopping for costumes. This year, there’s no need to go looking for spooky thrills and chills in graveyards — inspiration can come fro Read More

IceCube Science

Francis Halzen has an unusual job. This scientist studies itsy bitsy, teeny tiny objects zipping through the universe. They’re called neutrinos. Read More

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Wombats

Wombats

Wombats dig extensive burrow systems with rodent-like front teeth and powerful claws. Although mainly crepuscular and nocturnal, wombats will also venture out to feed on cool or overcast days. They ar... Read More

A Grim Future for Some Killer Whales

A Grim Future for Some Killer Whales

In 1989, an oil tanker called the Exxon Valdez struck an underwater reef in Prince William Sound, a large body of water in southern Alaska. The ship dumped about 11 million gallons of crude oil into t... Read More

Chew for Health

Chew for Health

Most schools ban chewing gum, but in a few years they might consider changing that rule. Why? Scientists are finding evidence that gum chewing may be good for your health. It may even help boost your ... Read More

Robins

Robins

The American Robin (Turdus migratorius) is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. The American Robin is 25-28 cm (10-11 in) long. It has gray upperparts and head, and orange underparts, usually br... Read More

Brainy bees know two from three

Brainy bees know two from three

One, two, three…. That’s how high you could count if you were a bee. A new study found that honeybees can recognize a pattern based only on the number of elements in it. If the bees learn to recogniz... Read More

Caimans

Caimans

Although the Caiman has not been studied in-depth, it has been discovered that their mating cycles are linked to the rainfall cycles and the river levels in order to increase their offspring's chances... Read More

Supernovas Shed Light on Dark Energy

Supernovas Shed Light on Dark Energy

It's mysterious. It's so dark that it's invisible. And, boy, is it repulsive! Still, astronomers who study dark energy in the universe keep learning new things about it. ... Read More

Missing Tigers in India

Missing Tigers in India

In India, where about half of the planet's remaining 7,000 wild tigers live, tigers face a number of threats, especially from a growing human population. More than a billion people live in India today... Read More

Bee Disease

Bee Disease

Honeybees are disappearing for unknown reasons around the United States (See "Where Have All the Bees Gone?"). The decline has been drastic: Last winter, bees disappeared from 23 percent of... Read More

Wolves

Wolves

The Gray wolf (Canis lupus; also spelled Grey wolf, also known as Timber wolf or wolf) is a mammal in the order Carnivora. The Gray wolf shares a common ancestry with the domestic dog (Canis lupus fam... Read More

Burst Busters

Burst Busters

Explosions on Earth are a pretty big deal. In outer space, though, things are blowing up all the time. Two new studies show that a particularly powerful type of explosion is 10 times as common, but no... Read More

Walrus

Walrus

Walruses are members of the order Carnivora and suborder (or alternatively superfamily) Pinnipedia. They are the only members in the family Odobenidae. ... Read More

Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles

Sea turtles (Chelonioidea) are turtles found in all the world's oceans with the exception of the Arctic Ocean, and some species travel between oceans. Sea turtles have an extraordinary sense of time ... Read More

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GSAT Exam Preparation By HBJamaica Education Center for GSAT

passgsat.com GSAT examination preparation and online help is for all students in grades four, five and six. We also have lessons for Basic School to Sixth Grade in Jamaica for FREE. Learn using our v... Read More

Dolphin Sponge Moms

Dolphin Sponge Moms

There are dolphins in Australia that carry sea sponges on their beaks. Worn like a sort of glove, a sponge appears to protect a dolphin when it pokes around on the bottom of the bay where it lives and... Read More









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