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Is Earth really getting too hot for people to survive? A scientist explains extreme heat and the role of climate change

Many countries have seen extremely hot weather lately, but in most of the inhabited world, it’s never going to get “too hot for people to live here,” especially in relatively dry climates. Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If …

Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on what life is like on Earth?

Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on how life is on Earth? Couldn’t there be totally different kinds of life on other planets?

Why do feet stink by the end of the day?

When I was a kid, our family would end the day by relaxing in front of the TV after dinner. Everyone would have a seat, take off their shoes and put up their feet. Before long, a strange and unsavory aroma invaded our noses. Sometimes our feet smelled so bad that my dad would joke, “Who cut the cheese?”
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5 ways technology can help your family unplug this summer

(BPT) - Looking for ways to help your family unplug this summer? With smartphones and tablets and social media in the palms of everyone's hands, it can seem like a nearly impossible task. But there's …

Scouting America instills values, traditions and skills

(BPT) - After 114 years, the Boy Scouts of America has changed its name. More than five years after welcoming girls, it has become Scouting America, a name that is more welcoming to anyone who wants …

5 great tips for hosting your summer golden hour gathering

(BPT) - Summer is the season for spending your nights outdoors, whether by a cozy bonfire, in the backyard with a movie projector, or gathered around the porch table with family and friends. With a …

Preschool is popular, and more school districts are adding it

Chalkbeat reports on how preschool has expanded into Colorado's elementary schools.

Top OB-GYN Reveals Easy Tips for Reproductive Health and Wellness

(BPT) - Taking care of your sexual and reproductive health is an important part of your overall well-being. Many people find it hard to talk about, and there are many myths about sexuality and …

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Home-schooled kids face unique college challenges − here are 3 ways they can be overcome

The Conversation looks at the growing trend of home-schooling and offers ways to better prepare those students for college.

What difference does it make if you are involved in your student's school and its activities and events?

Study.com uses data from various educational sources to break down how parental participation varies across demographics, school sizes, and school types.
Paying for college? 6 ways to make it affordable
(BPT) - Is your child looking forward to starting their college journey in the fall? The months leading up to their first year can be incredibly joyful and yet stressful, given the cost of an …
5 tips to serve up the best summer yet
(BPT) - Summer is the perfect season for outdoor fun and a great time for families to focus on health and wellness! There are so many ways to enjoy activities that get you and your family moving and …
Outdoor play each day will help to keep the screens away
(BPT) - It’s difficult to distance ourselves from screens; they follow us everywhere — in the car, into stores, at restaurants and all around our houses. Children often become reliant on …
How To Teach Your Children To Be Household Helpers
How To Teach Your Children To Be Household Helpers
(NewsUSA) - Children can begin learning and participating in household duties as young as two. While handling the tasks yourself may be easier and less time-consuming, involving your children in the …
Nurturing the Mental Health of Young Children
(Family Features) The earliest years of children's lives lay the foundation for their social and emotional well-being, setting the stage for success in school and beyond.
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