Internet Safety Almost all children today have access to the Internet through schools, libraries, community centers, or their home. And most 8 to 18-year-olds, 74 percent, have Internet access from their home computers according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Not only do more children have access to the Internet than ever before, but they are using it more, too. Many schools incorporate the Internet into their curricula and encourage online research for projects. But that’s not all kids are doing online. Avalanche! Welcome to the companion Web site to "Avalanche!," originally broadcast on November 25, 1997. In this program, scientists on a quest to find out how snow can sometimes strike with the force of TNT take NOVA's cameras inside an avalanche to unlock its deadly secrets.
Kids and Bicycle Safety Safe Riding Tips Before using your bicycle, make sure it is ready to ride. You should always inspect your bike to make sure all parts are secure and working properly. Remember to: Manage your privacy and security – For everyone – Safety Center – Google Access your settings by clicking your name or picture in the right corner then clicking Account. At the top, click Security. In the Password box, click Setup next to “2-Step verification.” You will then see a step-by-step guide which will help you through the setup process. You’ll then be taken back to 2-step verification settings.
Natural Disasters Without Warning As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism.
Child Passenger Safety Did You Know? Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death among children ages 1 to 19.Children ages 2 to 5 who use safety belts prematurely are four times more likely to suffer a serious head injury in a crash than those in child safety seats or booster seats.Of those children ages 12 and under who died in vehicle crashes in 2011, 31 percent were unrestrained.Children should ride in the back seat until they are at least 13 years old. Working For Change One of the greatest achievements in child injury prevention has been in child passenger safety. Adventure Games Copyright © 2001-2016 National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. All rights reserved. Animated Characters Excluding Tera Copyright © 2000-2016 National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Natural Disasters Natural disasters fall into three broad groups: 1. Those caused by movements of the Earth. These occur with the minimum amount of warning and include earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis. They are difficult to predict and impossible to stop. All that can be done is to take appropriate action to limit damage and loss of life after they occur.