The tongue map is one of the longest lasting science myths around. We have known since 1974 that there is no tongue map for taste, but many people are still learning about it in school. So how do we taste things? It is a complicated answer. To learn about taste, grab a friend and try some of...
Several external factors affect the way we perceive eye color. This article discusses how environmental factors can impact hazel eyes, making it easy to mistake them for green eyes.
This article is all about how the skin protects the body in many ways, read on to find out more about what the skin does to protect the body.
A chalazion is a lump that forms in the eyelid when an oil gland gets blocked. It is just a swelling and not an infection or a growth. Read all about the chalazion and how it differs from a stye.
This is part 3 of a 5 part hands-on unit study on Animals and Zoology. This lesson focuses on Amphibians, Reptiles, and Fish. Peel your "skin" like a reptile, dissect a fish, make origami jumping frogs, compare amphibian and reptile eggs by feeling tapioca and grapes, and more!
A Discrete Motor Skill is one which has a clear start and end point. An example of this is flicking a light switch, it is either on or off, from the picture on the right, you can see that in order to turn the switch on, you need to position your...
The human skin is the largest organ of the integumentary system which is made up of multiple layers of epithelial tissues that guard underlying muscles and organs.
This article deals with blood vessels, types of blood vessels and how they are involved with the distribution of blood from the heart to the different parts of the body and finally back to the heart.
Different bugs are present on a corpse during each stage of its decomposition. Using facts known about these insects, information can be learned about the body they infest. General details are provided here on the five levels of corpse decay: fresh, bloated, active, advanced, and dry.
Earthworms perform an important service in our ecosystem. This hub will help you discover more about these amazing excavators in a way that your kids, or grandkids, will enjoy.