Too Young To Drive? Try Biking!

Photo: The Bike Church This spring, dust off your bicycle and get outside to enjoy the beautiful weather. Biking is a fun activity and it is also a healthy, non-polluting way to get from one place to another. There are a few things you need to keep in mind before you...

Melting Ice: A Report From Alaska

Photo: naturalsciences.org By KATY PARRISH In the last four years Alaskans have seen warmer winters and summers. Barrow, Alaska, is in the Arctic Circle and is the northernmost town in the United States. There used to be miles of ice that went beyond the shore as far...

Malaria Drug Has Potential to Help Kids

In Africa, malaria is the largest cause of death for children under five. By MALLORY JENSEN Every thirty seconds, one child in Africa dies from malaria, a disease that is spread through the bites of female mosquitoes carrying certain parasites. Malaria feels a little...

Science Experiment: Make Your Own Magic Mudd

Photo: seed.slb.com PLACE ABOUT 1/3 cup of cornstarch in a bowl. Slowly add water, stirring with a fork. Add food coloring, if you would like. Stop when the mixture looks like soft Play-Doh. Place some of the mixture in your hand and squeeze it. Then release the...

Major Leagues Go Global

Mets pitcher Pedro Martinez is from Manoguayabo in the Dominican Republic. By CHRIS ANDERSON The Major League Baseball season began on April 1st, with the defending champion St. Louis Cardinals losing to the New York Mets. Even though baseball calls its championship...