Agriculture
Microbes at the Gas Pump
Watering the Air
Watching out for vultures
Amphibians
Bullfrogs
Newts
Toads
Animals
Missing Moose
Fishy Sounds
Living in the Desert
Behavior
The Smell of Trust
A brain-boosting video game
Calculating crime
Birds
Geese
Chicken
Roadrunners
Chemistry and Materials
The Buzz about Caffeine
The hungry blob at the edge of the universe
Graphene's superstrength
Computers
Electronic Paper Turns a Page
Programming with Alice
New twists for phantom limbs
Dinosaurs and Fossils
Dinosaur Eggs-citement
Digging Dinos
Hall of Dinos
E Learning Jamaica
Results of GSAT are in schools this week
E Learning in Jamaica WIN PRIZES and try our Fun Animated Games
2014 GSAT Results for Jamaican Kids
Earth
Giving Sharks Safe Homes
What is groundwater
Deep History
Environment
A 'Book' on Every Living Thing
To Catch a Dragonfly
Saving Wetlands
Finding the Past
Stonehenge Settlement
Prehistoric Trips to the Dentist
Ancient Art on the Rocks
Fish
Electric Catfish
Puffer Fish
Codfish
Food and Nutrition
Chocolate Rules
How Super Are Superfruits?
Chew for Health
GSAT English Rules
Who vs. Whom
Order of Adjectives
Whoever vs. Whomever
GSAT Exam Preparation Jamaica
42,000 students will sit for the GSAT Exam in two weeks
E Learning in Jamaica WIN PRIZES and try our Fun Animated Games
GSAT stars reap scholarship glory
GSAT Exams Jamaica Scholarships
GSAT Scholarship
GSAT Practice Papers | GSAT Mathematics | Maths
Access denied - Disabled boy aces GSAT
GSAT Mathematics
Prime Time for Cicadas
Math Naturals
E Learning in Jamaica WIN PRIZES and try our Fun Animated Games
Human Body
Running with Sneaker Science
Gut Germs to the Rescue
Surviving Olympic Heat
Invertebrates
Fleas
Caterpillars
Jellyfish
Mammals
African Jackal
Bloodhounds
Mule
Parents
Choosing a Preschool: What to Consider
The Surprising Meaning and Benefits of Nursery Rhymes
How children learn
Physics
Hold on to your stars, ladies and gentlemen
The Particle Zoo
Speedy stars
Plants
White fuzzy mold not as friendly as it looks
Pumping Up Poison Ivy
Farms sprout in cities
Reptiles
Asp
Alligators
Rattlesnakes
Space and Astronomy
Older Stars, New Age for the Universe
Super Star Cluster in the Neighborhood
Roving the Red Planet
Technology and Engineering
Riding Sunlight
Smart Windows
Dancing with Robots
The Parts of Speech
Pronouns
What is a Verb?
Problems with Prepositions
Transportation
Ready, unplug, drive
Revving Up Green Machines
Reach for the Sky
Weather
A Dire Shortage of Water
Weekend Weather Really Is Different
Catching Some Rays
Add your Article

Welcome to the articles page!

 A Fallout Feast for Crabs A Fallout Feast for Crabs - A Fallout Feast for Crabs

A Fallout Feast for Crabs

Many people dream of living by the sea. There, they could relax or nod off to the soothing sounds of waves sweeping into shore. Some crabs endure tougher surroundings. In shallow waters off the coast of an island in Taiwan, the small crustaceans flock to Read More



Taking the sting out of scorpion venom

About as long as a human finger, the Arizona bark scorpion is small enough that most people probably donít even notice it. Unless they happen to step on one ó and thatís a different story. Read More

Blue Bear

The Tibetan Blue Bear (Ursus arctos pruinosus) is a subspecies of the Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) found in the eastern Tibetan plateau. It is also known as the Tibetan Brown Bear, or the Horse Bear. In Tibetan it is known as Dom gyamuk. Read More

Riding to Earth's Core

Ever wonder what youíd 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 Earthís core. For now, Read More

African Ostrich

The ostrich (Struthio camelus) is a flightless bird native to Africa. It is the only living species of its family, Struthionidae, and its genus, Struthio. Read More

Teeny Skull Reveals Ancient Ancestor

How did people get here? Some paleontologists are fascinated with tracing our ancestors back to the earliest possible times. A fossil skull in China is the latest clue to the origin of the human species. The fossil comes from the oldest known primate, a Read More

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 video games and have fun hearing stories for FREE Read More

Puberty gone wild

Breakouts, mood swings and sudden growth spurts: Puberty can be downright awkward. Even if youíre not of the human species. Puberty is a period in which humans move from childhood to adulthood. During this transition, the body goes through many physical Read More

Falcons

A Falcon is any of several species of bird of the genus Falco, such as the Peregrine Falcon which are raptors or birds of prey. These birds have thin, pointed wings, which allow them to dive at extremely high speeds. Read More

Rottweilers

A Rottweiler is a medium large, robust and powerful dog breed, originating from Germany. The breed is black with clearly defined tan markings on the cheeks, muzzle, chest, legs, and eyebrows. Read More

The Shape of the Internet

The Internet is really good at connecting people, and Science News for Kids is a perfect example. I live in Minneapolis. My editors work in Chicago and Washington, D.C. And you can look at this Web site on computers all over the world. It seems so simple Read More

Hubble trouble doubled

If youíre already concerned about the ailing Hubble Space Telescope, the drama continues. On September 27, technical difficulties shut down the telescope, and it stopped sending information to Earth. On October 15, NASA engineers were able to reboot the Read More

Crocodile Hearts

Like mammal and bird hearts, a crocodile's heart is a muscle that pumps blood. One side of the heart sends blood that is full of oxygen out to most of the body. The other side pulls blood back toward the lungs to give it an oxygen refill. But crocodile ( Read More

Less Mixing Can Affect Lake's Ecosystem

Lakes can be like bowls of soup in the microwave: They need a little stirring every now and then. Otherwise, all the heat ends up on top. Thatís exactly whatís happened in recent years to Africaís Lake Tanganyika, scientists are reporting. Rising water t Read More

The two faces of Mars

When you look up at the night sky, it's hard to imagine the violent, chaotic place the solar system was billions of years ago. It looks quiet and peaceful now, but when the solar system first took shape, asteroids and other objects regularly slammed Read More

A Change in Climate

From one day to the next, weather can have a big effect on your life. When it rains, you have to stay indoors or carry an umbrella. When it's cold, you have to bundle up. Read More

Tool Use Comes Naturally to Crows

You probably use tools all day long without even thinking about it. You pick up a pencil to write. You deliver food to your mouth with a fork or spoon. You use keys to open doors. And you probably learned most of these skills when you were little. Crows, Read More

Longer lives for wild elephants

Most people think of zoos as safe havens for animals, where struggles such as difficulty finding food and avoiding predators donít exist. Without such problems, animals in zoos should live to a ripe old age. But that may not be true for the largest land Read More

Pollution at the ends of the Earth

No roads lead to Kuujjuaq. You can only get to this village, high in the Canadian Arctic, by boat or plane. The trees here are stunted and small, but the bears grow big. The 500 kids who live in Kuujjuaq (pronounced KOO-joo-ak) have unusual chores: they h Read More

African Jackal

A jackal is any of four small to medium-sized members of the family Canidae, found in Africa and Asia. Read More

Picture the Smell

Just a whiff of steaming pizza straight out of the oven is enough to make your mouth water. Your nose is a living sensor that responds to the chemicals in pizza that give this food its distinctive aroma. Your brain recognizes this combination of odors al Read More

Vitamin D-licious Mushrooms

Over the past few years the sun has gotten a bad rap. Too much sunshine can put you at risk for skin cancer. And an overdose of sun can also lead to nasty sunburns, or even heatstroke. But the sun isnít always bad for the body. Scientists have known for Read More

Bison

Perhaps no other animal symbolizes the West as dramatically as the American bison. In prehistoric times millions of these animals roamed the North American Continent from the Great Slave Lake in northern Canada, south into Mexico. Read More

Black Bear

The American black bear (Ursus americanus), also known as the cinnamon bear, is the most common bear species native to North America. Read More

Featured Ads



Prehistoric Trips to the Dentist

Prehistoric Trips to the Dentist

Going to the dentist has a much longer history than you might imagine. Researchers recently unearthed what may be the earliest examples of ancient dentistry yet discoveredóholes drilled in teeth that ... Read More

Golden Retrievers

Golden Retrievers

The Golden Retriever is a relatively modern and very popular breed of dog. It was developed as a retrieving dog to use while hunting wild fowl. Today it is one of the most common of family dogs since ... Read More

Ancient Heights

Ancient Heights

You probably know where all the hills are in your neighborhood. Even so, the planet hasn't always had the same lumps. In some places, Earth was even lumpier that it is now. In other places, it was smo... Read More

Asp

Asp

Vipera aspis is a moderate-sized snake, growing to an adult length of between 70 to 90 centimeters, with a relatively thick body. Males are normally larger than females. The snake is distinguished by ... Read More

Sting Ray

Sting Ray

Dasyatids swim with a "flying" motion, propelled by motion of their large pectoral fins (commonly referred to as "wings"). Their stinger is a razor-sharp, barbed or serrated cartil... Read More

How children learn

How children learn

Your child is an individual and different from all others. The way your child learns best depends on many factors: age; learning style, personality. Read the notes below, and think about your child. T... Read More

Strong Bones for Life

Strong Bones for Life

If you're like most kids, you probably think you'll never get old. Achy joints, failing eyesight, heart attacks: These are things you won't have to deal with for a long time, right? So why worry now? ... Read More

Einstein's Skateboard

Einstein's Skateboard

Albert Einstein never rode a skateboard. However, skateboarders caught big air on a halfpipe in honor of the famous physicist. ... Read More

It's a Math World for Animals

It's a Math World for Animals

From monkeys who know the difference between 2 and 3 to dogs who can calculate the fastest route, animal mathematicians are teaching scientists a few things about numbers. ... Read More

Life trapped under a glacier

Life trapped under a glacier

Ever heard of Blood Falls? Itís freezing cold, far away and hard to reach ó probably not where youíre headed on your family vacation this summer. Blood Falls is at the tip of a giant glacier in Antar... Read More

Great White Shark

Great White Shark

Great Whites have a sixth sense given by the Ampullae of Lorenzini, which enables them to detect the electromagnetic field emitted by the movement of living animals. A Great White's sense of sight is... Read More

Copperhead Snakes

Copperhead Snakes

Adult specimens have a coppery colored head and neck. They are not large snakes, generally about 50 cm long (1.5 ft), but specimens up to 1 m long (3 ft) have been encountered. The body is thin by pit... Read More

Echidnas

Echidnas

Echidnas, sometimes also referred to as "spiny anteaters", are the only surviving monotremes apart from the Platypus. The four surviving species, native to New Guinea and Australia, all belo... Read More

Drilling Deep for Fuel

Drilling Deep for Fuel

Digging in dirt and rock is a big business. Oil and gas lie beneath Earth's surface in certain places, and these reservoirs are the planet's main sources of fuel. Until now, all the digging has happe... Read More

Big Woman of the Distant Past

Big Woman of the Distant Past

If you want to know how tall you'll be, take a look at your adult relatives... Read More









Designed and Powered by HBJamaica.com™