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In the Know

Fight or Flight?

Have you ever wondered why we feel fear? Feeling afraid is a survival mechanism [a system of parts working together]. Our brains are equipped with a fight-or flight response. This response lets us fight a … Read more

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The Economy and the Stock Market

In the news, you might hear the words stock market and economy. What do these terms mean? How are they different? Economy An economy is a system in which people earn money to pay for … Read more

In the News

In the News

Wildfires and Climate Change

  Recently, wildfires in the western United States have destroyed a lot of land. They have even made the sky turn orange. Why are wildfires becoming so intense? The Climate Change Connection Scientists say climate … Read more