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Atomic bombs and the Nuclear Age

December 7, 2021

The history of nuclear power in the United States began with the controversial Manhattan Project, the secret World War II project that led to the creation of the first nuclear weapons. As fears grew of a Nazi-controlled super weapon, America began enlisting the greatest known physicists to develop a super weapon of their … Read more

National Geographic Kids: Our Extreme Planet!

December 7, 2021

If you could visit any place on Earth, where would you go? Perhaps you would like to see Mount Stromboli, a volcano in Italy which erupts at least once a year. Maybe instead of seeing the fiery lava, you would like to cool off in the deep caverns of the … Read more

Some Strings Attached — Making Parade Balloons

November 24, 2021

November 25th is Macy’s Day Parade, known for its spectacular, imaginative, and GIGANTIC parade balloons. But how are they made? Learn about Making Macy’s Parade Balloons from the Watch and Learn Library! Creating the balloons requires a delicate blend of art and engineering. Discover how hard work and creativity can … Read more

Does Evidence Support the Existence of UFOs?

October 8, 2021

It’s the spookiest month of the year which makes us wonder about the paranormal phenomena that surrounds our world… Ghosts, cryptids and aliens, oh my! Are humans alone in this world or are extraterrestrial creatures visiting us from the beyond? Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints allows for you to critically … Read more

Get Help from a Live Tutor

August 31, 2021

Our HelpNow service by Brainfuse offers free online tutoring, homework help, practice tests, writing reviews, flashcard games, and more!

All About Robots

August 2, 2021

What is a robot? At its core, a robot is a machine designed to do an activity in place of a person. Learn more with Scholastic Go!