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Mind

Lifelong learning keeps your mind sharp and improves your memory.

Lifelong learning can be an enjoyable activity.

From the moment we're born we begin a lifelong journey of learning. From learning to crawl and walk to learning about reading, writing, and arithmetic, it's important to exercise our brains throughout our lives. Making learning fun, such as with memory games, can help promote and encourage learning new skills. Teachingexpertise.com has many fun educational games for students. Khanacademy.org has multiple areas of learning, including math, science, language arts, and economics.

Math is essential for everyday activities.

Math

There are many types of math that we utilize in everyday life. We use the basics of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals in everyday activities such as grocery shopping and paying the bills. It is also used by numerous professionals, such as pharmacists and physicians, who calculate the correct dosage of medication. Other types of math, such as Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Calculus, are used to design buildings, construct bridges, and even send astronauts to outer space. Here are several sites that help with learning math:

Language Arts is the foundation of communication.

Language Arts

Language is an important aspect of the communication process. No matter what language we use, it's important to have a good understanding of it. Learning the basic rules of a language helps us to interact with each other in the present and be able to understand literature from the past. Here are some helpful sites to learn about language:

Science is the foundation of technology.

Science

There are many different branches of science, all of which we experience everyday whether we are aware of it or not. For example, biology and chemistry enable our bodies to function. Physics allows us to move in various types of transportation including bicycles, cars, trains, and airplanes. Computer science is allowing for the development of artificial intelligence (AI). Without science, the technology we utilize everyday—such as computers, cell phones, televisions, cars, refrigeration of foods, and electricity—wouldn't be possible. Here are several sites with activities to help learn about science:

Music promotes overall wellness.

Music

Music has the amazing ability to affect us in many different ways. According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, it can help us with learning, reduce stress, improve sleep, reduce pain, and elevate our mood. Music is timeless and can be appreciated throughout the world. Listening to the variety of music available and learning to play an instrument can benefit our lives. Here are several sites for learning about music:

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