Middle school science adventures
Keeping Bugs Away from Food
Vitamin D-licious Mushrooms
Salamanders and Newts
Frogs and Toads
A Sense of Danger
Sea Lilies on the Run
Dolphin Sponge Moms
Video Game Violence
Mice sense each other's fear
Supersonic Splash
Chemistry and Materials
A New Basketball Gets Slick
The newest superheavy in town
Sticking Around with Gecko Tape
Play for Science
A Light Delay
The Shape of the Internet
Dinosaurs and Fossils
Middle school science adventures
Downsized Dinosaurs
Dino Flesh from Fossil Bone
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2014 GSAT Results for Jamaican Kids
Results of GSAT are in schools this week
E Learning in Jamaica WIN PRIZES and try our Fun Animated Games
A Great Quake Coming?
Distant Quake Changes Geyser Eruptions
Deep Drilling at Sea
Missing Tigers in India
To Catch a Dragonfly
Animal CSI or from Science Lab to Crime Lab
Finding the Past
Big Woman of the Distant Past
Meet your mysterious relative
Traces of Ancient Campfires
Great White Shark
Nurse Sharks
Food and Nutrition
Chew for Health
The mercury in that tuna
Symbols from the Stone Age
GSAT English Rules
Who vs. That vs. Which
Whoever vs. Whomever
Who vs. Whom
GSAT Exam Preparation Jamaica
2014 GSAT Results for Jamaican Kids
March 21-22, 2013: Over 43,000 students will take the GSAT Exam
Scotiabank Jamaica Foundation Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) Scholarships
GSAT Exams Jamaica Scholarships
42,000 students will sit for the GSAT Exam in two weeks
Access denied - Disabled boy aces GSAT
GSAT Practice Papers | GSAT Mathematics | Maths
GSAT Mathematics
Losing with Heads or Tails
A Sweet Advance in Candy Packing
Math of the World
Human Body
A New Touch
A Fix for Injured Knees
Germ Zapper
Shih Tzus
Children and Media
Raise a Lifelong Reader by Reading Aloud
What Not to Say to Emerging Readers
Einstein's Skateboard
The Particle Zoo
Dreams of Floating in Space
Seeds of the Future
When Fungi and Algae Marry
Stalking Plants by Scent
Space and Astronomy
Cool as a Jupiter
A Puffy Planetary Puzzle
An Earthlike Planet
Technology and Engineering
Switchable Lenses Improve Vision
Model Plane Flies the Atlantic
Sugar Power for Cell Phones
The Parts of Speech
What is a Preposition?
What is a Noun
Adjectives and Adverbs
Robots on a Rocky Road
Revving Up Green Machines
Seen on the Science Fair Scene
Weekend Weather Really Is Different
Science loses out when ice caps melt
Warmest Year on Record
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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. While dead skin and fluff from clothes account for most of the dust in your bedroom, the solar system's dust is coming from other stars in our galaxy. Sunlight gives the dust an electric charge as it drifts into the solar system. The sun itself acts like a giant magnet, and its magnetic field normally bounces the charged dust particles back out of the solar system. But lately the sun's magnetic field has been behaving differently. Instead of deflecting stardust, the sun has been letting it hang around. Astronomers say that the dust is more important than we might think because it can absorb starlight and it brings such elements as iron and carbon into the solar system. At the same time, however, the dust is nothing for us to worry about. The particles are too tiny to interfere with the planets, but there would be more collisions of dust particles with comets and asteroids than usual, resulting in some additional debris. And the solar system looks set to become even more dusty. The amount of dust sneaking in could triple by 2010. It sounds like space will need a vacuum cleaner!S. McDonagh

Intruder Alert: Sweeping Space for Dust
Intruder Alert: Sweeping Space for Dust

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