Here’s one of my favorite science and technology websites aimed at intermediate and high school students. I use this site as supplementary material for my students.
Views expressed in this science and technology update are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Content supplied by “sciencenewsforstudents.org”– an official publication of the Society for Science & The Public.
Accessed on 08 August 2020, 0400 UTC.
Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.
When it comes to downing hot dogs, science says there’s a limit
Humans may be able to eat only 83 hot dogs in 10 minutes, new research suggests.
Coronavirus outbreak at camp infected more than 200 kids and staff
Word of the Week
Scientists Say: Deforestation
Trees slurp up carbon dioxide and help keep our planet cool. But deforestation cuts those trees down in large numbers.
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Explainer: What are Antibodies?
Antibodies are one of the major players in the immune system’s attack against germs. Learn what they are, what they do and how they keep us healthy.
Popping my own corny experiment
Popcorn pops at 180 °C, according to a study, but that was corn popped in an oven. What happens if you try to confirm this on a stove top?
Let’s Learn About
Let’s learn about exoplanets
Exoplanets are planets outside of our solar system. Scientists are finding out more about them than ever before.
Wiggly wheels might help rovers plow through loose lunar soils
New design lets wheels ascend hills too steep for regular robots and paddle through loose soils without getting stuck.