The word Hygiene comes from the Latin word hygieina which means healthy. Hygiene is all of the things we do to protect our health through cleanliness. The current outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that was first reported from Wuhan, China. It has become an emergency for the world and the World Health Organisation (WHO) is…… Continue reading Wash your hands to save your life
What is Child Mortality?
Child mortality, also known as child death, refers to the death of children under the age of 14. It includes neonatal mortality, under-5 mortality, and mortality of children aged 5–14. Child mortality is a scientific way to talk about death. In real everyday language, though, it is about families and how they manage to survive day after day. There are still too many children under five…… Continue reading What is Child Mortality?
What is AIDS?
A virus called HIV causes a syndrome called Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). What does AIDS mean to children? The Kiddle encyclopedia explains; Acquired means that people are not born with the disease. They are infected with the HIV virus.Immune or Immuno- talks about the immune system. The immune system is the part of the body that fights off disease.Deficiency means not enough. An immuno-deficiency is where the immune system cannot fight…… Continue reading What is AIDS?
For The Earth Climate Change Is Bad
The world is getting warmer. As things heat up it puts a strain on animals and habitats. Students across the world skipped school and went on strike in a fight against climate change. Inspired by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, environmentally conscious students are calling for the government to take action on global warming. Greta Thunberg…… Continue reading For The Earth Climate Change Is Bad
Chicken Heroes: Celia Payne
Cecilia Payne was the first person to earn a PhD in astronomy. A Russian-American astronomer, Otto Strauve said hers was “the most brilliant PhD thesis ever written in astronomy.” Celia Payne Her mother refused to pay for her higher education, so she worked hard and won a scholarship to Cambridge University in England. But when…… Continue reading Chicken Heroes: Celia Payne