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IT'S QUIZ TIME AGAIN
Now that you have watched today's video lesson on the carbon cycle, let's challenge yourself to our quiz below.
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A BITE THAT CAN LEAVE YOU ILL
Most mosquito bites leave your skin itchy and sometimes red. Some can leave you really ill and in need of serious medical care. Bites by anopheles [...]
These are bottles that give out light. No electricity or batteries are required. Is this possible? With some imagination and a love for tinkering, it is!
DON'T GET BLOWN AWAY!
You might have heard about the recent cyclone in Somalia and typhoon in the Philippines. Have you ever wondered about the difference between a cyclone, typ[...]
A ROUNDABOUT TRIP
The journey that carbon makes is a long and neverending one. It is called the carbon cycle which is the movement of carbon as it is recycled and reused through[...]
The trash that we throw away everyday could go one of four ways - burned, recycled, composted or buried in landfills.
A landfill is usually used to bury trash in[...]
IT'S GETTING WARM IN HERE
During the United Nations climate talks in Warsaw, Poland, earlier this month, there were warnings about a dangerous rise in greenhouse gas emissions. [...]
CYCLISTS IN INDIA'S BIG TRAFFIC SQUEEZE
Have you ever been in a crowded place and felt really uncomfortable? Well, cyclists in India are uncomfortable AND afraid for their lives[...]
WHO MOVED OUR WATER?
China is a huge country. Northern China is dry and crowded but its southern part is wet, so it has to transfer water from the south to the north. The dams[...]
WHAT'S COOKING OIL DOING IN OUR VEHICLES ?
From the frying pan and into your car. Can cooking oil really be used as fuel for motor vehicles?
Scientists have found[...]
NEED SOME VARIETY IN YOUR DIET?
Have you ever thought of eating insects? Well, do you know that around two billion people around the world would consider them a delicious meal?
Attack of the Killer mosquitoes. Where is this happening?
Mosquitoes are a big nuisance. Apart from irritating bites and skin rashes, they have been well known to ca[...]
It is one of the most important discoveries in Science. Watch this animated video on Higgs-Boson.
You must have read by now about this year's Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to tw[...]
Walking on water-
Impossible? Not any more!
Yes, as crazy as it seems, these guys did the impossible by walking on water through a technique they discovered called liquid mounta[...]
Singapore Haze: News read by a 7 year old
If you are a regular visitor to The Whiz Times, you probably know that we create a lot of videos for our young followers (and older ones[...]
Chris Hadfield, the awesome astronaut, even recorded a music video on a spaceship!
Remember the man who answered curious questions of students live from space? Click to see that[...]
What is an earthquake?
Understanding Earthquakes: from the only Family Focused News, Entertainment and Enrichment channel: The Whiz Times.
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Chatting with an astronaut in space!
On 15 March, many lucky school students had a live Questions and Answer (Q&A) session with an astronaut from space!
Insect drones are coming!
It seems like US Air Force is developing 'Insect Drones'.
These are robots- but of the size of small birds or insects meant for spying and gathering i[...]
Woman claims to have a song stuck in head for three years.
She can't sleep sometimes due to the constant tune of this song. Which song is this, and is this medically possible?
A search team arrived at a frozen lake in the hill town in Russia where a meteorite crash landed on Friday 14th February. What are the search teams hoping to find after the Russia [...]
A meteor explodes over Russia and leaves 1000
A 10 tonne meteor flew across the sky and exploded over Russia's Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb on[...]
A Sony Pillow that can read your mind!
News is that Sony, the company that brought us the Walkman- (the grandfather of the iPOD, in a way), is now getting into the pillow business[...]
The first mammals
If you haven't seen anyone and have no clue about how they might have looked, could you draw a picture of them? Scientists recently recreated how the f[...]
Machines going to the outer space from earth, looking for asteroids with Gold and platinum deposits, catching them and bringing them back to earth.
No, this isn't science fictio[...]
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The DIY Spider
This is Home building in nature. A amazing time lapse video showing how to build a home, spider style.
This little guy is very busy indeed. With a whole web to f[...]
Global Warming for kids and Climate change
The world is changing right before our eyes.
We all know a lot of the climate change has to do with what we know as "Global Warming".[...]
A comet left behind big rocks and ice chunks. They are
now falling on the Earth to produce a spectacular
fireshow. Watch the Orionid meteor showers coming
towards the earth.
The Whiz News This week video for the third Week of September 2012.
Fun and wholesome news for kids and the entire family!
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The Whiz News This week video for the last Week of August 2012. Fun and wholesome news for kids and the entire family!
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The first man ever to walk on the moon, died on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012
American Astronaut Neil Armstrong was one of the most famous astronauts ever. As the first man to s[...]
In The Whiz News This Week for 2nd week of August 2012, here are the Week's highlights for The Whiz News for Kids, Parents, Families and Schools:
Floods in Manila, the capital [...]
Tokyo has an international robot show every year.
his is the show that unveils the most technologically advanced toys- robots that are becoming more and more like the real thing[...]
Think about it. In the beginning of time, the Universe was a ball of gas with no mass.
how long back was the beginning of time?
13.7 Billion years ago! Yes that's[...]
A robot car, also called a Rover was sent by Space Research agency NASA into the space. There it captured beautiful panoramic images and sent them back to earth. Here's t[...]
Wouldn't it be amazing if you could go online by wearing a pair of glasses? That is what Google's Google Project Glass is about! Put on a pair of glasses and information will liter[...]
Asteroids rushing towards the Earth. Some 4700 Asteroids are coming towards the Earth.
Scientists found them with a telescope that orbits the earth.
But wait- if you do not kno[...]
They’ve almost gone, those lovely little Turtle Dove birds that coo and brr all across the UK and Africa are almost extinct- gone forever. There may not be any left in less than a [...]
The world is full of strange people. Or maybe they think OTHERS are strange.This video is a story of one such..well..strange person. How strange? Well, strange enough to build a [...]
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