Monthly Archives: December 2016

Beaches can be a germy playground

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/beaches-can-be-germy-playground This article is about the dangers of beaches. Scientists believe that beach sand is very dirty. Beach sand carries a lot of bacteria. These are some dangerous things about beach sand; if you swallow it you could develop diarrhea, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Do They Make Reading Glasses for Older Bonobos?

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/08/science/aging-bonobos-eyesight.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fscience&action=click&contentCollection=science&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=2&pgtype=sectionfront Bonobos have found to be losing their sight at around age 40. The scientific study of animal behavior has meant, among other things, that humans have had to accept that they are not the only animals that use tools, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

NASA’s  Spacecraft Juno

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/nasa-juno-jupiter-fun-facts-planets-moons-lego-galileo-space/ Recently a NASA spacecraft called Juno made its first full orbit around Jupiter. Juno traveled 2600 miles above Jupiter’s swirling clouds. Cameras on board captured high resolution views of the atmosphere and the first glimpse of Jupiter’s north and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

WHAT ARE SINKHOLES, ANYWAY?

http://www.popsci.com/what-are-sinkholes-anyway This article is about how sinkholes are made and how you can try to prevent them. Sinkholes are holes in the ground that form naturally, not because of human interference. Sinkholes are most common in karst areas, where the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Jupiter and Its Moons

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/07/01/science/space/jupiter-and-its-moons.html?_r=0 Jupiter’s four largest moons were found by Galileo in 1610 and named after Zeus, the god of the sky. Callisto, Ganymede, Europa and lo are the names of the moons. Jupiter was formed 4.5 billion years ago by gas and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

How a Mastodon’s Teeth Found in Michigan May Tell Us How It Died

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/09/science/mastodon-michigan-teeth.html This article is about a teacher named Seth Colling, with a student in Michigan, walking and seeing something in the lake sticking up. They went over and found a mastodon’s teeth, ribs, forelimbs, etc. from 12,000 to 13,000 years … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Virgin Galactic Calls Off SpaceShip Two’s Glide Test

“Virgin Galactic Calls Off SpaceShip Two’s Glide Test” Sir Richard Branson is trying to send people into space for 4-6 minutes for $250,000 on a spaceship named SpaceShipTwo (VSS Unity). His first SpaceShipTwo crashed in a pilot caused a crash in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment