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What should you do first if a friend collapses and is unresponsive?
Feel for a pulse
Call 911

What can you use to identify liquid acids and bases?
A tablespoon of water
An hour of direct sunlight
A teaspoon of baking soda

What was the spring-loaded floor at the Savoy Ballroom known as?
"The Track"
"Center Stage"
"The Vault"

Heart Heroes

human heartTake the Be the Beat Challenge, bethebeat.heart.org, and learn to save a life. Did you know that if a person over the age of 8 collapses, Hands-Only CPR can save their life? Watch the video and you’ll know which steps to take if a friend needs your help. Now Take the Hearttrek, a 3-D adventure that shows what happens to the heart during cardiac arrest. Try to make the right decisions to save Paul’s life! One hundred beats per minute is more challenging than you might think. Earn points for mastering the rhythm when you play games at Learn & Play.

Play Grand Prix Multiplication
Grand Prix Multiplication

Comic Science

Mateo y CientinaJoin Mateo y Cientina, mateoycientina.org, as they show how much fun math and science can be through comic strips and cool activities. Visit Comics and make Ice Cream in minutes as you learn about cause and effect. Next, create your own Fingerprints, and see how to use them to solve a crime! Have you ever done Fizzy Foamy Science? A simple trick can help you distinguish acids from bases. Learn all about symmetry with a fun paper project in Papel Picado. When you’re done, Make a Postcard and send it to a friend.

Dance Culture

Suzanne Farrell dancingThe Dance Heritage Coalition shares its 100 Treasures, danceheritage.org/
, a fascinating look at the rich heritage of American dance and its brightest contributors. If you love ballet, you’ll be mesmerized watching Suzanne Farrell. Before MTV, “American Bandstand” was known for introducing the latest dance craze and new performers. Watch a clip of the show to see if you recognize any of the moves. The Nicholas Brothers will get your toes tappin’ as you read about their amazing 60-year career. Can you keep up with the fancy footwork at the Savoy Ballroom?

Speak Out

What is your favorite style of dance?

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Dear Amy: How do I stay safe on social networking sites like Facebook? Some of my friends have had their accounts hacked. — Jordan, Salt Lake City, Utah

Dear Jordan: It’s important to know how to protect your online accounts and what to do in case your accounts are hacked. Having a secure password is one of the best things you can do to increase your security online, and it’s a good idea to use different passwords for each account. Otherwise, a hacker could access all of your accounts with a single password. For tips on creating strong passwords, visit microsoft.com/security/online-privacy/passwords-create.aspx.

Smart habits can go a long way in keeping you safe online. Remember to always log out of Facebook or other social networking sites when you are done, especially if you are using a public computer. To learn more about staying safe, download Own Your Space: A Guide to Facebook Security, available at facebook.com/safety/attachment/Guide%20to%20Facebook%20
. This publication shows you how to avoid common scams on Facebook, use advanced security features and recover a hacked account. Share it with your friends so they know how to keep their accounts safe, too!


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