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31 Fun Pipe Cleaner Crafts for Kids

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Jul 11, 2018 9:00:00 PM

General Education

Pipe cleaner crafts are one of the easiest and most fun types of crafts to do with children. In this guide, we’ve compiled 31 of the best pipe cleaner crafts for kids. They range from crafts that take only a few minutes and can be done by very young children, to crafts that are a little more involved but will produce toys that’ll last for many hours of play.

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71 Body Parts in Spanish and How to Talk About Them

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Jul 11, 2018 7:00:00 PM

General Education

Are you studying Spanish and want to know the Spanish names of different parts of the body? In this guide we’ve created three charts of human body parts in Spanish and English. The charts cover external body parts, like hair and toes, internal organs, and the skeleton.

Together, these charts contain more than 70 parts of the body, so you’re sure to find the Spanish vocab words you’re looking for. We also include a chart of common phrases you can use to talk about body parts in Spanish so that you can put your new vocab skills to use.

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Nurse Practitioner Schooling: How Long Is It? What Do You Learn?

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Jul 1, 2018 7:00:00 PM

General Education, College Info

Are you thinking about becoming a nurse practitioner? It can be a great way to make more money and have more responsibility at your job. But what options are there for nurse practitioner schooling? How long does it take to become a nurse practitioner? How do you apply, and what do you do once you begin a nurse practitioner program?

In this guide, we answer those questions and give you all the information you need to know about nurse practitioner school.

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How to Identify the 10 Different Types of Clouds

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Jun 22, 2018 4:00:00 PM

General Education

Do you need to know the different types of clouds for school, or are you just interested in what’s up there in the sky? At first glance, all clouds can look pretty much the same, but with a bit of knowledge and practice you can soon learn how to tell exactly which kind of cloud you’re looking at.

In this guide, we show you all the steps to becoming a cloud-identifying expert. We’ll go over the ten main types of clouds and give you the info you need to identify each cloud type, including cloud names, their shape, height in the sky, color, and the weather you can expect them to bring.

We’ll end with some additional tips for identifying clouds, including easy tricks to differentiate similar-looking cloud types.

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The 24 Literary Devices You Must Know

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Jun 21, 2018 12:00:00 PM

General Education

Need to analyze The Scarlet Letter or To Kill a Mockingbird for English class? Then you’ve come to the right place. In order to successfully interpret and analyze literary texts, you’ll need to have a solid foundation in literary devices. What are the most common literary devices to know? What literary techniques are typically used in comedic writing? In dramas?

In this article, we provide you with a comprehensive list of literary devices, along with each device’s definition and an example of how it’s used.

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How to Say “Good Morning” in Japanese + 9 Other Greetings

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Jun 14, 2018 1:00:00 PM

General Education

If you're heading to Japan or thinking of studying Japanese, you’ll definitely want a firm grasp of the basic greetings and phrases. What’s “good morning” in Japanese? What's “good afternoon” in Japanese?

In this article, I will teach you 10 common Japanese greetings, from how to say good morning in Japanese to how to introduce yourself properly. I’ll then give you my top tips for using these greetings both appropriately and effectively.

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105 Interesting Persuasive Speech Topics for Any Project

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Mar 5, 2018 12:00:00 PM

General Education

Are you struggling to find good persuasive speech topics? It can be hard to find a topic that interests both you and your audience, but in this guide we’ve done the hard work and created a list of 105 great persuasive speech ideas. They’re organized into ten categories and cover a variety of topics, so you’re sure to find one that interests you.

In addition to our list, we also go over which factors make good persuasive speech topics and three tips you should follow when researching and writing your persuasive speech.

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Independent and Dependent Variables: Which Is Which?

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Feb 12, 2018 12:00:00 PM

General Education

Struggling with independent and dependent variables? This is the guide for you! We go over the definitions of independent and dependent variables so you can clearly understand the differences between the two, give examples of the variables in actual experiments, explain how to properly graph them, and end with one other important variable you need to know.

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The Easy Guide to the 30-60-90 Triangle

Posted by Courtney Montgomery | Sep 28, 2016 6:02:00 PM

General Education

Acute, obtuse, isosceles, equilateral….When it comes to triangles, there are many different varieties, but only a choice few that are “special.” These special triangles have sides and angles which are consistent and predictable and can be used to shortcut your way through your geometry or trigonometry problems. And a 30-60-90 triangle—pronounced “thirty sixty ninety”—happens to be a very special type of triangle indeed.

In this guide, we’ll walk you through what a 30-60-90 triangle is, why it works, and when (and how) to use your knowledge of it. So let’s get to it!

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