Kid-Friendly Feature Stories
Making tiny complex controlled shapes
A new study in the May 17 issue of Science reveals how to make minerals assemble themselves into complex but controlled architectures.
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American Association for the Advancement of Science
The universe is a cool place!
The universe is a pretty cool place. If you hopped on a tour bus for a complete tour of the cosmos, it would take you past a number of "hot" attractions, like the sun, monster black holes and billions of shining stars. But mostly, space is incredibly cold. Like the object in this picture, it might look like a ribbon of hot fire stretching through space, but this is actually a cold cloud of gas and dust, just -250 °C!
News for and About Kids
Study of 'screen time' on mood, memory, and cognition wins top NIH Addiction Science Award
An exploration of electronic "screen time" and sleep on mood, memory and learning was given the top Addiction Science Award at the 2013 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair -- the world's largest science competition for high school students. The awards are coordinated by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health, and Friends of NIDA, a coalition that supports NIDA's mission.
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse
Atlanta Science Festival
First Atlanta Science Festival set for 2014
Atlanta residents of all ages will celebrate the science and technology of the region and its impact on our daily lives during the inaugural Atlanta Science Festival, March 22-29, 2014. With scientists, engineers and educators from local museums, corporations, K-12 schools and universities, the festival will host more than 40 different events for children and adults at venues across the city.