A cluster of bananas is called a ‘hand’, while a single banana is called a ‘finger’. Bananas are naturally slightly radioactive. Bananas can float in water. Bananas contain a natural chemical called ‘Serotonin’ which makes people happy. A strawberry is not a berry, a banana is. Bananas are made of […]

BrainPop has over 1,000 short animated movies for students in grades K-12 , together with quizzes and related materials, covering the subjects of science, social studies, English, math, engineering and technology, health, and arts and music. BrainPop is used in more than 20% of U.S. schools and also offers subscriptions […]

The global outbreak of coronavirus is spreading confusion and panic along with disease. As the number of Covid-19 cases rises, so does the need for credible information. (Because panic is definitely not necessary.) Here are the latest facts on being prepared, preventing risks, what to do if you have symptoms, […]

Bred to be bright and energetic, this breed take their name from “collie,” a Scottish word for sheepdogs, and from the border region of Scotland, the country where the breed was developed. These agile, intelligent dogs are practically athletes when it comes to herding. According to the AKC, onlookers at […]

1) I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but I come alive with wind. What am I?  This riddle relies on tricking you into thinking about ears and a mouth. You get a tiny hint about wind to encourage you to think broadly and […]