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Join the Pocantico Hills School fifth-grade class to find out what they discovered about Buddha's Art of Healing. Put your finger on the pulse of this project by clicking to www2.lhric.org/pocantico/tibet/tibet.htm First, tag along on the field trip to the amazing Chuang Yen Monastery, where you'll learn about the basics of Buddhist living. When you get back from the monastery, you can follow the children's guide to Tibetan medicine. These kids have been analyzing ancient Tibetan paintings that reveal all the secrets to Buddhist healing. Each painting is like a puzzle, and the fun activities help you explore these unusual works of art. After learning about Buddhist healing, you will be a whole lot wiser.
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How come your parents can remember embarrassing things you said ten years ago when you can't remember what you ate for dinner last night? Memory can play tricks on you, but if you remember to visit this cool site, you'll learn all about how memory works and how to strengthen your own memory muscles. Get this in your brain: www.exploratorium.edu/memory Check out the cool interactive memory games and find out why we remember people best by their hair. How far back in your life can you remember? Don't log off until you've entered your earliest childhood memory to the guest book, too.
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Whether you listen to your heart or your brain, your body needs all of its parts to get along. Explore them in full at The Columbia Virtual Body, where your skeleton, digestive systems and more go digital on the Web. Follow the backbone to www.medtropolis.com/VBody.
asp to check out a wide range of cool interactive body displays and pictures. This page has all the facts to get you started on your quest for body knowledge.
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You hear in the news, people saying things about gene testing and gene therapy. What does it all mean? Blast into the 21st century now by joining the generation of scientists who are "Cracking the Code." High-tech biomedical research meets high-tech multimedia in this interactive Web site exploring the amazing frontiers of gene science. Just park your test tube at www.pbs.org/wnet/innovation where it's all explained for you. Here's what's waiting under the microscope: lots of cool Shockwave animations, photos and stories about real people whose lives have been changed by these new medical innovations. You'll be surprised how the world is changing now that we're starting to unlock the secrets of the building blocks of life. This technology is the future of science, and this Web site is a fun place to learn all about it!
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Have you ever wondered why we hear what we hear, see what we see or even smell what we smell? To find out how the brain masterminds all three, feel your way over to www.hhmi.org/senses. Seeing, Hearing and Smelling the World is an awesome site with all of the answers! If a brainiac is what you aim to be, check out "It's All in the Brain" for information on how the brain can play tricks on what the eyes see. Open your eyes to "Seeing the World" for information on how we judge the colors of the spectrum, but don't turn a deaf ear on "Hearing the World!" Find out about our ability to hear and how animals rely on their sense of hearing to survive. Before you leave, don't forget to nose around inside "Smelling the World." You may learn that you have a secret sense in that old nose of yours!
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