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January 21, 2013

 

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Molecules Get Down With Music

Here's a game you can play that will show you something about how matter changes state. You don't need any supplies except a lot of kids.

October 31, 2012

 

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Why Are Kids So Sedentary?

I keep hearing about how something like one third of all American kids are either overweight or obese...

October 3, 2012

 

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Parents May Be Happier Than Childless Couples

I keep hearing about studies suggesting that parents are less happy than childless couples and single people without children. How sound is this science?

July 5, 2012

 

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What’s The Best Way To Help Kids Lose Weight?

According a recent study, there's only really one proven way to help kids lose weight, and that's by parents losing weight themselves.

March 17, 2011

 

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Kids!

Your children can be a mystery. Here are some interesting things you may not have known about your young ones!

October 17, 2010

 

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TV: How Much Is Too Much For Kids?

A study finds the time spent staring at a screen could have a psychological impact on kids.

September 1, 2009

 

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How To Easily Make Your Kids Eat Vegetables

Want to learn how to make your kids eat their vegetables? Find out on this Moment of Science.

June 10, 2009

 

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R-rated Movies and Smoking

Were you allowed to watch R-rated movies as a kid? Do you smoke now? Learn about the link between smoking and R-rated movies on this Moment of Science.

March 17, 2009

 

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Natal Dispersal: When Kids Leave Home

Scientists think there are a number of reasons why young animals leave home. By doing so, they avoid competing with their relatives for resources.

March 6, 2009

 

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Baseball, Tar, and the Scientific Method

One of the fundamental ideas of scientific thinking can be summed up in the phrase: "Correlation does not imply causation." That can be very confusing.

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