You can learn about research on the teenage brain at www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/teenbrain.cfm (National Institute of Mental Health), www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/science/july-dec04/brain_10-13.html (PBS), and www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/teenbrain/(PBS).
You can learn more about the Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley at http://www.ambergriscaye.com/holchan/ (AmbergrisCaye.com).
You can learn more about U.S. marine sanctuaries at http://www.sanctuaries.nos.noaa.gov/oms/oms.html
(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).
Kids Do Ecology
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara
Recommended Web sites:
You can read about Cornell University's sugar maple research program at www.cornellmaple.info(Cornell University).
To learn about the life of a sugar maple tree, see maple.dnr.cornell.edu/pubs/trees.htm(Cornell University).
You can read about recent research on syrup at www.uvm.edu/theview/article.php?id=1949 (University of Vermont).
More information about artificial sweeteners—and the controversies surrounding them—is available at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugar_substitute(Wikipedia).
The National Cancer Institute reviews research related to the link between cancer and artificial sweeteners at www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/artificial-sweeteners (U.S. National Institutes of Health).
Information about the 2004 Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar is available at www.fuf.org/siyss/ (Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar).
The Athens 2004 Olympic Games Web site is at www.athens2004.com/athens2004/ (Athens 2004).
Sohn, Emily. 2004. Workouts: Does stretching help? Science News for Kids (May 5). Available at http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/2004/05/workouts-does-stretching-help-2/.
______. 2003. Running with sneaker science. Science News for Kids (Nov. 12). Available at http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/2003/11/running-with-sneaker-science-2/.
You can learn more about research on wearable robotics at brl.ee.washington.edu/Research_Active/Exoskeleton/Exoskeleton_Index.html (University of Washington).
To learn about protecting yourself from the harmful rays of the sun, go to www.skincancer.org/children/index.php (Skin Cancer Foundation).
Try an experiment that takes calcium out of a bone: http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/articles/20030723/LZActivity.asp.
Sohn, Emily. 2003. Prime time for broken bones. Science News for Kids (Oct. 8). Available at http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/2003/10/prime-time-for-broken-bones-2/.
______. 2003. A framework for growing bone. Science News for Kids (April 30). Available at http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/2003/06/a-framework-for-growing-bone-3/.