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29 July 
In 1958, Congress formally created the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
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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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Have you lived in any other province/state?

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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

embolus -(n.).An air bubble, detached clot, mass of bacteria, or other foreign body occluding a blood vessel.


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