STARGAZING ON A WHOLE NEW LEVEL
Have you ever used a telescope to observe the stars? If you haven't you should try it. Ask your Dad or Mom to get you to the nearest science c[...]
Halloween isn't just trick-or-treating!
How did it come about?
You might think of Halloween as a fun time dressing up in spooky costumes with friends so you can ask your nei[...]
ITâ€™S TIME FOR YOUR VACCINATIONS!Â
Almost every one of us has gone through the process of getting vaccinations to protect ourselves.
However there are some people who [...]
FOR TURTLE DOVES, THE THREAT IS REAL
Itâ€™s true. The population of these turtle doves has declined sharply over the years.
Get your answers here- Read this article [...]
THE FIGHTER JET FLIES
Fruit flies are more difficult to swat than most of us think.
Why is that so?
To find out and understand, click on the link in blue and read up on the [...]
ARE YOU READY FOR THIS TECHNOLOGY?
Play this quiz game and be the king of technology!
But before attempting the Quiz, click here and read up on what the Google Glass is a[...]
A NUCLEAR TEST FOR YOU
Itâ€™s time for you to take the nuclear test!
No nuclear radiation here- The Whiz Times is Stimulating, Safe and Fun! So you can just pl[...]
THEYâ€™RE MORE THAN JUST NUTS!
As the dangers of burning fossil fuels continue to resurface, the world has always been constantly researching and finding new renewable and cleaner e[...]
A QUIZ ON YOUR PALM!
As the main ingredient for biscuits, shampoos and make-up, palm oil is a very important natural resource for all of us.Â
However, recently, products that a[...]
AND THE LAKE GOES KABOOM!
Think that lakes wonâ€™t explode at all? Wrong!Â
There are lakes in the world that would explode, and their explosion is just as dangerous as any other [...]
HERE COMES THE CO2!
Oh no! Too much carbon dioxide is entering into our Earthâ€™s atmosphere and now our world is in danger!
Itâ€™s time to help! But do you think you know how?
GLOW WORM + COW = GLOWING COW?
By playing with the genes of animals and plants, we humans have been producing different types of animals and plants for our benefits.
How did we[...]
ADORABLE LITTLE CREATURES ALERT!
Youâ€™ve seen many tiny creatures.
Do you find all of them adorable?
However, have you seen these creatures featured in this article that intr[...]
THINK YOU ARE EATING RIGHT FOR YOUR BRAIN?
Our brain is one of the most important organs in our body, because it practically controls our body functions in more ways than you[...]
Have you been following the Football World Cup 2014 on The Whiz Times? Well, here's a chance to see how much do you really know.
Play this fun quiz, test your scores and post y[...]
The ultimate quizzes for sports Whiz Kids.
If you are a sports fan, you should be able to guess answers to all the questions here. All the answers are from The Whiz Times .
Global warming is causing our seas to rise. We need to protect our coastlines from being damaged by stronger and higher waves. But building concrete structuresÂ is[...]
A MOST AMAZING SUBSTANCE
Diamond is an amazing substanceÂ - itÂ sparkles beautifully and isÂ incredibly useful. But it is also extremely expensive, which is why most people w[...]
IT'S ALL IN THE PALM (Story and Quiz together!)
Biscuits, shampoo, make-up ... they all have a common ingredient. That ingredient comes from a plant that grows mainly in[...]
WHEN THE SNEEZES ATTACK
Do you know why people catch colds? Are there ways of avoiding a cold? Our story on catching colds gives very useful tips on how NOT to catch a cold.
THEY LOOK ALMOST LIKE BABIES
Beluga whales are fascinating creatures. They look almost like dolphins with their smiley faces. They also remind people of babies, white and pure. Di[...]
AND SO MUCH TO SHARE TOO!
There is always soÂ much to learn about the world we live in. How onÂ earth are we ever going to know everything? Well, we don'tÂ haveÂ to know everything be[...]
CRAZY ABOUT CHOCOLATE
We hope you're not hungry, because this quiz will be sure to make your mouth water! It's going to be a really chocolatey quiz!
Chocolate is delicious. Most [...]
A SUPER QUIZ
Have you been reading The Whiz Times regularly? Today's Whiz Quiz will test you onÂ a wide range of topics. Those of you who have been reading our stories everyday wou[...]
Â GIVE IT YOUR BEST SHOT
Let's start with a silly riddle.
Q: What do you call a deer who can't see?
A: No eyedeer! (Get it? No idea!)
Deer are amazing an[...]
IT SHOULD BE ERASED FOREVER
Health authorities around the world hope to get rid of the polio virus forever. It spreads easily and can cause a person to become paralysed. Children [...]
YOU CAN HELP WITH EARTH SOS
The climate on our beloved planet Earth is changing rapidly. We cannot continue withÂ those habits that are harmful to our planet. We all need to get to[...]
Â SMALL BUT IMPORTANT
Every airplane is fitted with a black box flight recorder. While it does not help an airplane stay safe or keepÂ its passengers alive, it has a very important [...]
PLAYFUL LITTLE SWIMMERS
In our video story called "These otters have a very important job", we talked about how useful otters can be to fishermen in Bangladesh. They are also abso[...]
THE LITTLE HOT PLANET
Do you know how Mercury got its name? According to mythology, Mercury was the fastest of the gods. Because the planet Mercury has the fastest orbit around th[...]
Â NOT SO CREEPY AFTER ALL
Insects are actually not as icky as you might think.Â Not all of them areÂ poisonous or harmful. In fact, in our earlierÂ story, you learned that they can be[...]
MIX & MATCH
Today's quiz will test you on a wide range of topics, ranging from elephants to mountains.
Are you confident of getting a perfect score? Don't worry, each questio[...]
Planet Earth is rich in resources. It provides so muchÂ to sustain us.Â We have lots ofÂ resources that we can use to produce energyÂ Â - fossil fuels, natural gas, wind, sun[...]
WE NEED THE SUN
We need the Sun for many reasons - to keep us warm, for food production, for solar energy, to help us see and to prevent our planet from hurtling out into other ga[...]
MORE SPACE TRIVIA
Who's ready for another quiz on space trivia? This time it's about the storyÂ about the quest for Earth's twin. Read all about it in "The hunt for Planet Earthâ€™s [...]
DON'T GET SPACED OUT BY THIS QUIZ!
How amazing is our universe? It's so mysterious, huge, old and fascinating. For more than 2,000 yearsÂ since the ancient Greeks first tried to ma[...]
The way to live a longer and happier life is actually quite easy and makes a lot of sense. It involves maintaining healthy habits andÂ wanting to get rid of unhealthy beh[...]
AN EASY PEASY QUIZ
On February 13, 2014, the Whiz Times presentedÂ a story about the unfortunate incident of killer whales beingÂ stranded in New Zealand - Nine killer whales found [...]
Isn't it amazing how animals, like humans, can be so attached to their partners? Poor Arturo the polar bear is certainly not having an easy time coping with lonelines[...]
A Fun quiz on Sochi Winter Olympics 2014
Quick, arm yourselves with some facts about The Sochi Winter OlympicsÂ and try our Whiz Quiz below!
Hey, you might want to read our earl[...]
DESERT PLANTS - A PROMISING NEW FUEL
Did you read our story about how desert plants could one day be a source of fuel for jet planes? It is a very promising idea and we sure hope [...]
NOT A QUIZ FOR THE LAZY
We have a new quiz for you today.Â You'll have toÂ do some workÂ though, as you'll have to read our earlier story toÂ know the answers to the questions.
BE PREPARED, NOT SUNBURNT
It is important to know some basic safety rules about the sun. In countries near the equator such as Thailand and Singapore, the sun's rays shine bright [...]
A MEGA SPRING CLEANING IN SPACE
Not too long ago, The Whiz Times brought to you a story calledÂ Scientists to test "space broom".Â This special broomÂ could one day sweep up old spac[...]
A FINE BALANCE
There are many ecosystems on planet Earth. Each organism in an ecosystem plays an important part in keeping it in balance. In our story "Ecosystems are hurt when la[...]
HOT JETS OF PLASMA
The sun is a huge burning ball of hot gas. They are converted in the sun's core into energy which is released as light and heat. From time to time, violent erup[...]
They are known as the great hunters of the sea. The sight of a shark's dorsal fin rising out of the sea strikes fear in people. If you see a dorsal fin coming t[...]
DO YOU KNOW YOUR COLD FACTS?
Now that it's winter time in the Northern Hemisphere, it is important to arm yourselves with some facts about cold weather and how to protect yourself[...]
NOT A SLIDE YOU PLAY WITH
Snow is light, fluffy and fun to play with. But when it is tightly packed, it can become a deadly avalanche that kills and destroys.
Have you watched [...]
LIZARDS FOR WHIZARDS
The idea of robots that cling to walls is a great one, isn't it? Do you know that the technology was created after studying how lizards stick on walls?
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