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This day in History with liberty bell icon
25 July 
In 1946, the United States tested the first underwater atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll.
Mindbenders with brain icon
Ali just got her allowance. She spent 7 cents to buy gum and 4 cents for a sticker. She gave her sister 5 cents.

How much did Ali spend altogether?

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Do you have a garden at home?

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Welcome to the NCES Kids' Zone

The NCES Kids' Zone provides information to help you learn about schools; decide on a college; find a public library; engage in several games, quizzes and skill building about math, probability, graphing, and mathematicians; and to learn many interesting facts about education.

Did you Know?

Public school students in 28 states scored higher than their peers in the nation; students in 15 states and the District of Columbia scored lower than their peers nationally. The interactive map provides details. (more info)

The Word of the Day

ecosphere -(n.).The regions of the universe capable of supporting living organisms. The part of Earth's atmosphere in which it is possible to breathe normally without aid. The planetary ecosystem, including all the Earth's living organisms and their physical environment: biosphere.


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