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Summer Issue, 2021

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This issue is for aspiring future computer scientist. Featuring computer scientist and Artificial intelligence expert, Nuria Oliver. 

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In This Issue

Science in the News –  Cicada Brood X
Every 17 years, a swarm of winged bugs called cicadas, about as long as an ice cube each, emerge from the ground in the eastern United States. 2021 is the year of Cicada Brood X. 
Let’s Talk Science – Telecommunications and AI
Artificial intelligence (AI): a computer program that can perform a task that requires intelligence, such as learning, planning, and problem solving.
Science Like A Girl – Nuria Oliver
What would you do if you wanted to study someone’s behavior? Interview them? Maybe set up some cameras? What if you wanted to study a whole city of people instead? Or a whole country?
Nuri
MEET THE EXPERTS – Carrie Baughcum
Do you love to draw? Is there a doodler inside of you? Did you know doodling and drawing are not only wonderful ways to make art but also a great way to learn and memories?
Carrie
Into the Future
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, it was easy to see friends, eat out, and travel without fear of catching a deadly disease. But that hasn’t always been the case.
Virus
Summer Science Hack
Add lots of salt to a bucket filled with water and ice and put your drinks in there. The salt will lower the freezing point of the water so that it cools down a lot quicker than usual.
Ice
Kid Contribution
Gianna screamed, falling off her scooter for the third time. The surface of Lenue was barely habitable, and was not really suited to scooter riding, no matter how hard.
Kid contribution
Blast from the Past – Fe del Mundo
After traveling for weeks, Fe del Mundo finally arrived at Harvard Medical School to study pediatrics. It was 1936, and the 24-year-old doctor had never traveled outside the Philippines. 

DID YOU KNOW

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France is six inches taller in summer than winter. This is due to thermal expansion, where the heat from the sun causes the iron and steel metals to expand and “grow” up to 6 inches higher.

Tower
MIND MUDDLERS
Which mineral do humans require the most of in their diet every day?? a) Calcium b) Salt c) Iron d) Copper What disease is named after the Greek word for “crab”? a) Measles b) Rubella c) Cancer d) Multiple Sclerosis
Sci & Tech – Perseverance Lands on Mars!
Touchdown! In February, the fourth Mars rover, Perseverance, landed on the Red Planet. Perseverance is the largest and the most advanced of the Mars rovers yet.
Book Excerpt – Build for Speed
Hi, I am Vicky Fang. I am a product designer who spent 5 years designing kids’ technology experiences for both Google and Intel, often to inspire and empower kids like you in coding and technology.
Watch Me Work – Martina Bodner
I have always been passionate about science. My parents used to take me and my brother to museums and to buy us science books and novels.
 
Crossword
Along with 1 Down- The longest day of the year. The most important source for energy of life on Earth. The pigment in our skin. Prefix for gon, hedral that means 8.
Brain Science – How Repetition Strengthens Memory
What is learning? Put simply, it’s a change in long term memory. While you may be able to store a lot in your long-term memory,
clearly, some memories are easier to access than others.
 
Kitchen Science – Ice Cream in a Bag
Here’s a quick and easy recipe to keep your cool this summer by creating your own ice cream in a bag in about 10 minutes.
STORM CHASERS
Storm chasers are people who pursue any severe weather condition. They come from lots of different backgrounds and usually try and find  storms for fun.
Make your own tornado
1. Fill the plastic bottle with water about ¾ full. 2. Add a few drops of dishwashing liquid. 3. Sprinkle in some glitter to make your tornado more visible. 4. Put the cap on tightly.
Guess What Animals
This cephalopod may look cute, but it is one of the most venomous creatures on Earth and can be lethal enough to kill 26 adults.
How to Get Grounded When Your Emotions Take Off
There are school responsibilities, sports, extracurriculars, family
stressors, navigating friendships, and even managing social pressures.

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