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There’s a lot of energy inside Fermi Lab

Sep 15 2014 | 11:06 am - “What is Fermilab?” asked a young patron from Vernon Area Library who attended the library’s “Write Away!” program.

How lenses bend and shape light to help us see

Aug 12 2014 | 12:03 pm - A young patron at the Grayslake Public Library District asked: "How do magnifying glasses make things bigger?"

Tips on selecting the right pet for you and your family

Jul 28 2014 | 1:22 pm - “How do you persuade your parents to get a pet?” asked a young patron attending Vernon Area Library’s “Write Away” program.

Pearls are sought-after gems from the ocean

Jul 14 2014 | 12:10 pm - Have any gems been found in the ocean?” asked a young Cook Memorial Public Library patron while attending “Tween” Science Explorers at the Libertyville library.

Which hand you use, flexibility may be in your genes

Jun 30 2014 | 12:52 pm - “Why am I double jointed?” and “Why am I right-handed?” asked fifth-grade students in Elise Diaz and Caroline DiCentio’s class at Prairie Trail School in Gurnee.

Calculus invented in heated competition between Newton, von Leibniz

Jun 16 2014 | 11:52 am - “Who was the person who discovered/created calculus BC?” asked a young patron at Vernon Area Library in Lincolnshire.

Head trauma is major cause of amnesia

Jun 02 2014 | 12:02 pm - “Why does amnesia make you forget memories?” asked fifth-graders in Elise Diaz and Caroline Dicentio’s classrooms at Prairie Trail School in Wadsworth.

Airplanes, helicopters both fly, but in different ways

May 19 2014 | 11:28 am - "Why is a plane faster than a helicopter,” asked Grayslake Library patrons attending the “Novel Detectives” class.

What we can do to protect endangered species

May 06 2014 | 12:32 pm - “Why do animals that are endangered live in the same habitat as other animals that are not endangered?” asked sixth-graders in Nancy Sullivan’s classroom at Frederick Nerge Elementary in Roselle.

Experts see incidents of asthma, allergies increasing

Apr 14 2014 | 12:45 pm - “Why does asthma happen?” asked fifth-graders in Elise Diaz and Caroline Dicentio’s classes at Prairie Trail School in Wadsworth.

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