Mar. 2012 Links


Teachers, parents, and kids!

When you click on the links below, you are leaving a secure site to enter the vast worldwide web. While we do check out these websites as thoroughly as possible, we can't guarantee that each site is 100 percent wholesome. Furthermore, we cannot be sure of what sites will be hyperlinked to the sites below.

Kids, please check with your parents before you click on the links. Please contact us right away if you find any content that is not appropriate for children. Thank you!



March 27, 2012
Children's Choice Voting:
http://www.BookWeekOnline.com

Venice
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17445936
http://news.cnet.com/8301-11386_3-57400879-76/uh-oh-venice-hasnt-stopped-sinking-after-all/

Shark finning
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/03/19/MNIV1NN62K.DTL
http://www.iol.co.za/scitech/science/environment/eu-to-crack-down-on-shark-finning-1.1260254

Mercury mission
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/messenger/main/index.html
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2012/0321/Mercury-Unusual-insides-and-active-history

March 20, 2012

Learning to fail
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2012/03/14/kids-fail-less-when-they-know-failure-is-part-of-learning-study-finds/
http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2012/03/academic-pressure.aspx


Cable in Asia
http://corporate.discovery.com/discovery-news/discovery-networks-asia-pacific-makes-its-foray-in/


Explosions on pig farms
http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/news/article-2114572/Scientists-stumped-mysterious-foam-causing-hog-farms-explode.html
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2012/03/mysterious-exploding-foam-is-bursting-barns/


Bald beauty queen
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/close-shave-beauty-queen-lops-locks-for-childrens-cancer-research-public-service-project/2012/03/15/gIQAtqKpES_story.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/13/debbe-ebben-shaves-head_n_1340053.html



March 11, 2012
Drinking in movies impacts kids' decisions
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/02/21/147203143/lights-action-drinking-movie-scenes-tempt-teens-to-binge
http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/2/1/e000543.full
http://www.nhpr.org/post/dartmouth-study-says-alcohol-movies-compels-teens-drink

Measuring T-Rex's Jaws
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/120228-t-rex-bite-bates-science-biology-letters-dinosaurs/
http://palaeoblog.blogspot.com/2012/03/t-rex-bite-force-calculated.html

Kony 2012 controversey
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/46680620/ns/today-today_people/#.T1oot7j4LvE
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/08/jacob-acaye-child-kony-2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/08/joseph-kony-lords-resistance-army?INTCMP=ILCNETTXT3487

The Last Dragon creators' web sites:
http://janeyolen.com/
http://rebeccaguay.com/
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