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  • Starfall: My son is learning to read, and doing pretty well at it. He’s recently taken a liking to a web site useful for young readers, Starfall. It has pages for letters, phonics, stories, and more.

Surfing the Net With Kids

  • Manhattan Project
    The Manhattan Project (1939 – 1946) was a secret military research and development project to produce a nuclear weapon during World War II. The project began because it was feared that Nazi Germany was working on a similar plan. Some […]
  • Ben Franklin
    “If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing.” Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts, and he has not […]
  • Static Electricity
    Has your hair ever stood out from your head after pulling off a wool cap? That’s the result of static electricity. In their usual state, atoms are electrically neutral because they contain an equal number of positive protons and negative […]...