Science and kids

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Air pollution and children

Air quality plays a large part in the development of a healthy respiratory system. Unfortunately, air pollution is a growing problem and is a factor in about 7 million deaths across the world each year.

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The dirty immune system

Some toddlers love to play in the mud, usually despite the despair of their parents. But being exposed to dirt at an early age actually appears to be beneficial to the immune system.

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